Rohypnol is intended for use in treating insomnia that occurs on an occasional basis, but it is best known as a popular date rape drug. Rohypnol is often ground into a powder and put in an unknowing person’s drink, resulting in memory loss and inhibited decision-making and motor skills. Rohypnol is also abused recreationally. Abusing … Continue reading Can Rohypnol Affect My Memory?
Although there are not many benefits to Rohypnol, there are some. In other countries, doctors often prescribe Rohypnol for the treatment of sleeping disorders such as insomnia. Many people in the United States often buy Rohypnol illegally from pharmacies overseas to help treat their sleeping disorders. Many people who sell or use Rohypnol recreationally also … Continue reading Benefits and Risks of Using Rohypnol
Emergency rooms are equipped to manage withdrawal symptoms and minimize their severity. They can manage and minimize detox in a variety of ways, depending on a variety of factors, including the severity of the withdrawal symptoms and the drug in question. Withdrawal in an Emergency Room Withdrawal symptoms of addictive drugs, like opiates and sedatives, … Continue reading Will Emergency Rooms Help Me Manage My Withdrawal Symptoms?
Because prescription drug abuse has become an increasing problem, not only in the United States but throughout the world, awareness and education about prescription drug abuse must also increase. For concerned friends and family members, it is important to be knowledgeable about prescription drugs, withdrawal symptoms, signs of addiction, and street names or slang which … Continue reading Street Names for Alprazolam
Rohypnol is a benzodiazepine that works by manipulating brain neurotransmitters to elevate feelings of calm. It is relatively safe and carries little risk of overdose when taken for short periods of time as directed by the prescribing physician. However, some people suffer side effects of confusion and brief memory loss when they take it even … Continue reading Can Rohypnol Make People Violent?
The amount of Rohypnol that causes an overdose varies based on each individual user. However, the risks of overdose and other dangerous side effects of Rohypnol abuse are high for every user. If you or a loved one is abusing Rohypnol, seek professional treatment immediately. What Is an Overdose? In simple terms, an overdose … Continue reading How Much Rohypnol Will Cause an Overdose?
Percocet is one of many prescription opioids used to help relieve moderate to severe pain. This drug contains an opioid pain reliever (oxycodone) and a non-opioid pain reliever (acetaminophen).1 It is considered an opioid because it’s a synthetic substance that works on opioid receptors in the brain. But what you may or may not know … Continue reading What Are Street Names For Percocet?
The LGBT population has endured a long struggle to achieve equal rights and equal treatment in addiction – a battle that unfortunately continues in many regions of the country. Gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender individuals often face a host of issues that complicate recovery – including social stigmas, strained relationships with relatives, daily encounters with … Continue reading Counseling for LGBT Substance Abuse
Rohypnol is a benzodiazepine drug, which means it has a hypnotic and sedative effect and can be used as an anti-anxiety medication. Casual abuse of Rohypnol, also known as flunitrazepam, may not seem dangerous, but it is a high-risk drug that has serious side effects. People may underestimate the possible consequences of Rohypnol abuse, but … Continue reading Harms of Recreational Rohypnol Use
In the United States it is illegal to manufacture, sell, use or be in possession of Rohypnol. However, the substance is still produced legally and used medically in many other countries throughout the world. The U.S. government passed a law in 1996 known as the Drug Induced Rape Prevention and Punishment Act because of … Continue reading What Is the Law Regarding the Use of Rohypnol and Why?