Flunitrazepam may be prescribed to treat insomnia or given prior to anesthesia. It is a derivative of Benzodiazipine. It is not available in the United States but is available in 60 other countries.>h3>Brand/Commercial Names
Tablets (small olive green, oblong tablet with the number 542)>h3>How it is Administered/Used
Swallowed, Crushed, Snorted>h3>Dangerous Because
Side effects of abusing flunitazepam include: Impaired motor coordination, drowsiness, lethargy, fatigue, impaired thinking and memory, anterior grade amnesia, nausea, constipation, dry mouth, abdominal discomfort, loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea>h3>Teen Usage
1 in 11 12th graders have abused sedatives and tranquilizers in their lifetime>h3>Important to Know
Rohypnol has become infamous for being known as the "date rape drug" due to its ability to be easily mixed into liquids and fast acting side effects, coupled with short term memory loss.
Abusing sedatives with alcohol can slow both the heart rate and respiration and possibly lead to death.>h3>Signs of Abuse
Slowed reflexes, long periods of sleep or drowsiness, memory loss, disorientation, confusion, slurred speech, muscle weakness, lack of coordination, impaired thinking, memory, and judgment