Causes

The causes of Rohypnol abuse and addiction.

4 Causes of Rohypnol Addiction

4 Causes of Rohypnol Addiction

The drug Rohypnol is illegal in the United States, but still legally prescribed in many other countries as a sedative. It is smuggled across US borders and often finds its way into the hands of America’s youth, particularly high school and college students, who know it by the following names: Roofies Roopies Rope Ropies R2 Roaches This drug is also used often against others as a “date...

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The Progression of Rohypnol Addiction

The Progression of Rohypnol Addiction

Rohypnol is a benzodiazepine drug, which is a class of central nervous system depressants. It is usually taken to decrease anxiety or cause drowsiness. However, it also slows a person’s heart rate, breathing and thinking. Like other benzodiazepines, Rohypnol is both physically and psychologically addictive and is not currently legal in the United States. It is fairly easy to access, though,...

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Rohypnol Abuse Problem

Rohypnol Abuse Problem

Rohypnol (flunitrazepam) is a sedative or hypnotic medication. It falls into the class of benzodiazepines and has been predominantly used in Europe and South American. Medical professionals in these areas will use Rohypnol for sedation and general anesthesia. The effects of flunitrazepam are similar to those of other benzodiazepines, but flunitrazepam is 10 times more potent than valium. In the...

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