Rohypnol is an intermediate-acting benzodiazepine with general properties
similar to those of Valium (diazepam). It is used in the short-term treatment
of insomnia, as a pre-medication in surgical procedures and for inducing
Since the 1990s Rohypnol, 1mg has been used illegally to lessen the
depression caused by the abuse of stimulants, such as cocaine and
methamphetamine, and also as an aid for sexual assault.