Personal Relationships & the Law

DATE RATE DRUGS POSSESSION AND SYMPTOMS: Lesson 2

Specific Kinds of Date Rape Drugs

  • Rohypnol (roh-hip-nol): slang name “roofies”
    • Rohypnol is the brand name for flunitrazepam (floo-neye-traz-uh-pam).
    • Two very similar date rape drugs are found in some parts of the U.S.:
      • Clonazepam (sold as Klonopin in the U.S., and Rivotril in Mexico)
      • Alprazolam (sold as Xanax)
  • GHB: short for gamma hydroxybutyric (gam-muh heye-drox-ee-byoo-tur-ihk) acid
  • Ketamine (ket-uh-meen)
  • All of these drugs have a wide variety of slang names.
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