The Rohypnol drug is consumed orally and can be mixed with alcohol. It used to be available as a white tablet that dissolved without color, taste, or smell. It can now be found as anoval shaped caplet that is light green with a blue core. The reason for changing the look of the pill was so it can be noticeable in tampered drinks at clubs/parties. When the drug is dissolved in a clear liquid, the blue core will turn the clear liquid blue. But if it is dissolved in a darker liquid, the blue dye may not be noticeable. Teenagers and young males ages 13 to 30 are the primary abusers of Rohypnol. Chronic use of this drug can lead to physical dependence and the
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