flunitrazepam

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flu·ni·traz·e·pam

 (flo͞o′nĭ-trăz′ə-păm)
n.
A powerful sedative drug, C16H12FN3O3, that is illegal in the United States but is used elsewhere as a hypnotic and in anesthesia. It is popularly known as a "date rape" drug because it can cause semiconsciousness and memory blackouts and has been used in committing sexual assault.

flunitrazepam

(ˌfluːnaɪˈtræzəˌpæm)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug similar to diazepam, used in treating long-term insomnia
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Jamie Hill, prosecuting, told how a series of messages between the two men referred to "raping the Chink", using the drug Rohipnol and "do you want a Vietnamese?
A swab will be taken from the back of the hand and processed by the computer to test for ecstasy, cannabis, heroin, cocaine and the date rape drug rohipnol.
Tambien he tomado, hace horas, los somniferos quimicos que me permite, desde luego con estupidas porque inutiles recetas medicas, la ley mexicana: por ejemplo el maldito rohipnol y el maldito rubain (este segundo al parecer contiene algo de morfina), y el resultado es lo mismo: me siento un transgresor, un maudit o maldito en el sentido frances del siglo pasado .