History of the drug The drug rufilin was popular in the 1970s It is marked as a drug in 64 countries The united states has prescription drugs with rufilin since 1980
Classification of the drug It is a depressant but used a lot can be a stimulant
Nicknames Flunitrazepam,Rohypnol,Roofies, rope, The forgetful pill, ropies , date rape drug
Illegal or legal Rufilin is illegal and can result in 20 years of jail
Short term and long term effects Impaired judgment and motor skills and can cause memory loss or blackouts (lasting 8 to 24 hours after ingestion). Loss of inhibition can also occur, with or without alcohol. A person under the influence of Rohypnol can appear to be drunk, display no coordination, blood-shot eyes and slurred speech.
Treatment If used frequently can not be treated