What is Rohypnol?
Rohypnol is a powerful benzodiazepine and acts as a central nervous system depressant. It has become widely known as the “date rape” because it has been used to sedate potential victims. In a medical setting, it has been used to treat insomnia and a precursor to anesthesia in some countries outside of the U.S.
|Cut- Off Levels||Window of Detection|
|200, 300 ng/mL (Urine)||2hr. - 3 Days (Urine)|
|50, 300 ng/mL (Saliva)||1 - 2 Days (Saliva)|
- Forget Me’s
Royphonol is commonly taken orally in tablet form but has also been used to sedate potential rape or sexual assault victims by dissolving the tablet in liquid. It has been known to be insufflated nasally.
Small white tablet. Royhpnol also comes in long oblong shaped tablet that is green in color and contain traces of blue dye inside of them. This was manufactured to combat potential sexual assaults or other crimes related to some one being unknowingly dosed with the drug. It is otherwise ordorless and tasteless leaving it difficult to know when consumed.
- Miosis or pin pointed pupils
- Shallow Breathing
- Decreased Respiratory Function
Schedule IV substance under the U.S. Controlled Substance Act.