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Club Drugs Rohypnol
Anything can be: Taking an overdose of any drug — or even huge amounts of water — can be fatal. There are reports of fatal overdoses of rohypnol due to respiratory depression. However, more common hazards result from sedation: auto accidents, falls, criminal and sexual assaults, etc. This medication has very limited legitimate use in controlled settings, and is dangerous if used recreationally. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 anaesthesia. It's not available in the United States. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does the date-rape drug Rohypnol stay in your body and can you be tested to see if you were given it?
Is a sedative in the: Benzodiazepine class of drugs. It is not approved or sold legally in the us. Side effects include blackouts, with a complete loss of memory, dizziness and disorientation, nausea and vomiting, headache, difficulty breathing & with motor movements and speaking. The combination of alcohol & rohypnol is particularly hazardous. Long term use impairs general learning and causes tolerance and dependence. ...Read more
General learning: Can be affected when taken for prolonged periods. Can result in inability to form new memories and profound sedation. Immediate effects can include respiratory depression (loss of impulse to breathe) when combined with other drugs such as alcohol. If you suspect that you or a friend have been drugged, please go for tests straight away as the chemical takes a few days to clear up. ...Read more
Hashish: Previously, all psychoactive substances were called "narcotics." this term now refers to opiates (relatives of opium) -- which hashish is not. It's a cannabis product made from unfertilized buds as well as trichomes, and is a resin from the cannabis plant. Like marijuana, it contains thc -- mostly hallucinogenic but effects like increased heart rate too. It's illegal & can induce psychosis. ...Read more
Tough 2 decide!: What an interesting question! Hard to say, steroids cause shrunken testicles, enlarged prostate, breast development, erectile dysfunction, reduced sperm count, severe acne, high blood pressure and strokes. Hallucinogens like LSD cause psychosis, flashbacks, schizophrenia, depression. Club drugs could be a lot of things, sudden death from arrhythmia is reported with several. All are dangerous! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Without empty stomach I drank at a club to my body's normal amount of consumption. Surprisningly I was crying/short of breath. Is there a sign of drug?
Could also be...: This could also have been a panic attack. It is not obvious that a drug was added to your alcohol- crying is not often caused by recreational drugs. Alcohol could cause crying. Trouble breathing does not normally occur with alcohol. How much do you drink? Do you have any symptoms of anxiety at other times? It would be a good idea to cut back on your drinking and talk with a med provider. ...Read more