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Flunitrazepam
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Rohypnol; Hypnodorm; Narcozep; Ruffies; Roofies
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Sedative; Benzodiazepine
CHEMICAL NAME
5-(o-fluorophenyl)-1,3-dihydro-1-methyl-7-nitro-2H-1,4-benzodiazepin-2-one
DESCRIPTION
Flunitrazepam is a benzodiazepine used as a sleep medication favored for its rapid onset and long duration. Flunitrazepam has a half-life of over 14 hours and an active metabolite, resulting in a very long total duration of effects. It received a lot of attention as a "date rape drug" in the U.S. in the 1990s.
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