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 (rō-hĭp′nôl′, -nōl′)
A brand name for the drug flunitrazepam.

[Originally a trademark.]
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(Pharmacology) trademark a brand of the drug flunitrazepam used as a hypnotic: its ability to render someone unconscious and disoriented on awakening has been exploited by rapists
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(ˈroʊ hɪpˌnɔl)
Trademark. a brand of flunitrazepam, a benzodiazepine: illegal in the U.S., it can cause memory blackouts and has been implicated in date rapes.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Rohypnol - a depressant and tranquilizer (trade name Rohypnol) often used in the commission of sexual assault; legally available in Europe and Mexico and Colombia
club drug - a controlled substance that is usually taken by young people at dance clubs and raves
forget me drug, Mexican valium, R-2, roofy, rophy, rope, roach, circle - street names for flunitrazepan
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The 29-year-old was spiked with Rohypnol on a night out and to this day has no idea what really happened to her.
The report concluded there was no evidence to suggest widespread use of Rohypnol and only "limited traces" of GHB, or gamma-hydroxybutyrate.
But the report found no evidence of the suggested widespread use of Rohypnol and only "limited traces" of GHB gamma-hydroxybutyrate.
Experts say drugs like Rohypnol or GHB leave no taste, so if someone believes their drink may have been tampered with, it is better to throw it away and get another one than to take the risk.