Rohypnol (international name - Flunitrazepam) is a hypnotic, sedative, relaxing and antispasmodic effect. The drug reduces the excitability of the central nervous system, relieves anxiety and emotional tension.
Structure and Composition
The main active ingredient - flunitrazepam 1mg.
Rohypnol is available in tablets, placed in blister packs of 10 pcs., And ampoules for injections to 1 ml in a carton of 10 pieces.
Pharmacological action Rohypnol
Rohypnol is an effective hypnotic, overwhelming the nervous excitability, reduces psychomotor reflexes and positively affect the productivity of the symptoms of mental illness.
The sedative effect of the drug apply to neurotic states and delusional disorders.
After receiving Rohypnol sleep occurs within 30-40 minutes and lasts for 5-8 hours.
There is a risk of a backlash and drug addiction while taking Rohypnol and alcohol, psychotropic drugs, ethanol and other sleeping pills.
Rohypnol is indicated for epileptic syndrome, insomnia of various etiologies, manic-depressive psychosis, various types of neurosis, schizophrenia, sedation, affective states, stress and increased excitability of the nervous system.
The drug is highly effective for the treatment of alcohol withdrawal syndrome.
Instructions for use Rohypnol
Rohypnol insomnia should be taken before bedtime, 1-2 mg for adult patients at 0, 5 mg - children and 1 mg - elderly patients. The course of treatment lasts from several days to 3-4 weeks. The drug must be terminated gradually reducing the dosage. With a sharp lifting Rohypnol can develop the syndrome of the reverse reaction to the return of the symptoms of the disease being treated.
Before the preliminary preparation for surgery should be administered 2 mg solution Rohypnol, and before general anesthesia - 1 mg.
Children up to 14 years in the presence of Rohypnol assigned absolute indications and high treatment efficiency.
During the course of treatment, patients who drives the vehicle and working on dangerous objects, must be careful and attention. Rohypnol reduces psychomotor reaction and dulls attention.
Contraindications to the appointment of Rohypnol are hypersensitivity and intolerance to the components of the drug, kidney and liver failure, poisoning, ethanol addiction, heart failure, hypotension, pregnancy, breastfeeding, children under 10 years.
Contraindications simultaneous reception of Rohypnol and alcohol, otherwise possible serious complications, allergic reactions and bouts of mental illness.
Precautions drug is given in old age and diseases of the brain.
Side effects of Rohypnol
Rohypnol can cause the following side effects:
- the central nervous system - headache, dizziness, tremors, drowsiness, confusion, slow physical reactions, amnesia, disorientation, loss of coordination, hallucinations, loss of consciousness;
- on the part of the digestive system - nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, indigestion;
- on the part of the circulatory system - leukopenia, neutropenia.
When receiving Rohypnol may appear allergic reactions - skin rash, urticaria, bronchospasm and edema of the respiratory tract, dermatitis.