The street name for a drug called Rohypnol, made by the Roche Pharmaceutical company. It is manufactured as a sleeping pill, not for use with alcohol.
More commonly known as the 'date rape drug', when mixed with alcohol it produces an effect of reducing one's inhibitions, while also blanking out the memory.
Primarily used, in these circumstances, to gain sexual gratification, without mutual consent.
This can last from 8 to 24 hours.
Has the ability to render a person unconscious, or at least incapable of being able to object to any type of untoward attention.
The drug is not approved within the United States, though is available by prescription in other countries, such as England, France, Australia. There are strict restrictions placed on the prescription of this drug.
Used mainly as a means to help chronic sufferers of insomnia.
Adverse medical results include dependency, both mentally as well as physically.