(Rophies, Roofies, Roach, Rope)

A sedative, hypnotic chemical used as a "date rape" drug.

Possible Positives

  • Muscle relaxation

Possible Negatives

  • Seizures due to withdrawal
  • Amnesia
  • When mixed with alcohol, the drug incapacitates a victim, making it impossible for them to resist sexual assault. For this reason you should never accept a drink prepared by someone you do not know well.
  • Death when mixed with alcohol or other depressants

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