Is rohypnol a depressant?
Yes, rohypnos is a depressant.
Rohypnol is a central nervous system depressant, sometimes called the "forget drug" because when used it can cause a person to forget what happened while they were on the drug. Another common name for Rohypnol is "the date rape drug" since it is often implicated in rape since it can be used to make the victim vulnerable and to forget what happened so that they cannot accurately report it to police or testify. However, it…
One of the by-products of benzodiazepine is Flunitrazepam, which was previously sold with the name of Rohypnol in North America. The features of this drug include anxiolytic effect, tranquilizing effect and skeletal muscle depressant quality. It was used as high sedative agent in hospitals in the 1970s when it was originally produced by Roche. In 1975 it was released in the profitable market of Europe and it was sold in other nations from the 1980s.