What is Rohypnol?
Rohypnol is particular kind of drug and which is the brand kind of name of flunitrazepam. This drug is basically a benzodiazepine and which also belongs to the family of Xanax and Valium. This particular drug is not approved in United States for medical use and hence the use can lead to various problems. The manufacturing of Rohypnol is also illegal and various steps can also be taken for it. Rohypnol is a best kind of drug and that can be used as anesthesia before surgeries.
There are various short term and long term effects of Rohypnol and which must be well known in advance. The short term effects are sometimes mis utilized and hence it can bring trouble. The drug starts working soon after 2 hours and it effects can last for another 8 hours. It is also dependent on the particular kind of dose. The user taking Rohypnol may feel like sleepy and hence this particular drug is used for rape cases. Some people also encounter problem such as difficulty in talking, impaired judgment and many more. It can also lead to amnesia and in which, the user will forget the things that are going around him/her. Some people thus take this advantage and opt for raping girls. The same drug also has some kind of paradoxical effects, which again leads problems such as aggressive and many more. Overdose of Rohypnol can lead to death. Sometimes Rohypnol is mixed with alcohol and consumed. This can really be very dangerous and hence must be avoided at any cost.
There are some of the long term effects of the Rohypnol and which must be known in advance. This sometimes also led to physical dependence. Some people also become addicted to the same and which will ruin their life. Other effects while trying for withdrawal from Rohypnol also includes muscle pain, headache, tension, extreme anxiety, confusion, irritability and many more. The effects also include cardiovascular collapse, shock, losing of identity, delirium, hallucinations and many more. Death of the person is the last effect and many people have lost their life.
The Rohypnol is also known by the name of date rape. Youngsters attending parties are a big victim of these kinds of effects. Rohypnol is not having any color and it is also odorless. Thus many girls become victim and which leads to problems such as sexual assault.
Huge numbers of crimes are being reported for the use of Rohypnol and due to which, there are certain kind of criminal laws enforced. People using Rohypnol as the means to perform rape and other kind of sexual assault can be punished and will be put behind the bars for a period of more than 20 years. They need to pay the fine and the rules and regulations in United States are too high for this particular drug. People must be well aware while attending public parties and must take care of their drinks, which can be easily contaminated by Rohypnol.