ROHYPNOL (Roofie)

WHAT IS IT?

Rohypnol is a depressant and benzodiazepine with generic name Flunitrazepam. It is not approved for medical use in the United States. Used by cocaine abusers to relieve side effects, and also used as a “date rape” drug.

STREET NAMES

Circles, Forget Me Pill, La Rocha, Lunch Money Drug, Mexican Valium, Pingus, R2, Roach 2, Ruffies, Rophies, Wolfies

HOW IT IS TAKEN

  • Oblong olive green tablet, swallowed, crushed and snorted
  • Can be dissolved in liquids
  • When placed in a light-colored drink, will dye it blue 

HOW DOES IT AFFECT THE BODY?

  • Muscle relaxant, decreases anxiety
  • Drowsiness, amnesia, sleep
  • Slurred speech, loss of coordination
  • Impaired mental function, confusion
  • Addictive

Reference: https://www.justthinktwice.gov/drugs/rohypnol

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