Information : Rohypnol is the brand name for the drug flunitrazepam. Rohypnol (flunitrazepam) belongs to a class of drugs known as benzodiazepines which include widely used medications such as Valium, Librium, and Xanax. The sedative effects of Rohypnol are 7-10 times.
Rohypnol (flunitrazepam), most usually known as a date-assault medication, keeps on being misused among teens and youthful grown-ups, generally at raves and dance club. The medication remains promptly accessible, for the most part through pharmaceutical administrators spotted in Mexico, particularly Tijuana.
Rohypnol is promoted by Hoffman-La Roche Inc., and is lawfully sold in Latinamerica and Europe as a fleeting treatment for sleep deprivation, and as a preanesthetic solution. One of the critical impacts ofthe medication is anterograde amnesia, a component that emphatically helped its consideration in the Drug-Induced Rape Prevention and Punishment Act of 1996. Anterograde amnesia is a condition in which occasions that happened while affected by the medication are overlooked.
Rohypnol is accessible as a .5-milligram and 1-milligram elliptical tablet, and additionally a 1-milligramper milliliter injectable arrangement. Hoffman-La Roche eliminated the 2-milligram dosage tablet from 1996 to 1997, and is at present eliminating the round, white 1-milligram tablet. The licit business sector for the medication is at present supplied with a 1-milligram measurements in an olive green, elliptical tablet, engraved with the number 542. The new tablet incorporates a color that, as per Hoffman-La Roche, will be unmistakable on the off chance that it is slipped into a beverage.
Notwithstanding the synthetically instigated amnesia, Rohypnol frequently causes diminished circulatory strain, languor, visual unsettling influences, unsteadiness, disarray, gastrointestinal aggravations, and urinary maintenance. Clients of the medication report impacts like inebriation, yet guarantee that they get up the following morning without an aftereffect. Adding to the notoriety of the medication is the observation that the medication can’t be recognized in a urinalysis. While the medication can be located (2-milligram dosages can be caught inside 72 hours of ingestion), it does break down rapidly, and numerous business toxicological screens don’t discover flunitrazepam. In rape cases, legal labs need to screen for the flunitrazepam metabolite, 7-amino-flunitrazepam, utilizing gas chromatography and/or mass spectrometry.