a depressant and tranquilizer (trade name Rohypnol) often used in the commission of sexual assault; legally available in Europe and Mexico and Colombia
a sedative, better known by its street names "roofie" or "Roche." Also called a "date-rape" drug because it can knock a person out when mixed with alcohol.
A sedative drug prescribed for insomniacs. Rohypnol has become a popular and misused drug because of its ability to produce drowsiness and amnesia (loss of memory). It is the most frequently used of the “date-rape drugs.” See “Date-rape drugs,” GHB, and “Predatory” drugs.