flunitrazepam

[floo-ni-traz-uh-pam]
noun Pharmacology.
a powerful benzodiazepine sedative, C 16 H 12 FN 3 O 3 , that causes semiconsciousness and memory blackouts: has been implicated in date rapes and is illegal in the U.S.
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flunitrazepam (ˌfluːnaɪˈtræzəˌpæm)
 
n
a drug similar to diazepam, used in treating long-term insomnia

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flunitrazepam flu·ni·tra·ze·pam (flōō-nĭ-trāz'ə-pām)
n.
A powerful sedative drug that is illegal in the United States but is used elsewhere as a hypnotic and in anesthesia. It is popularly known as the “date rape” drug.

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Benzodiazepines such as flunitrazepam are lipophilic and rapidly penetrate membranes.
Flunitrazepam is usually consumed orally, and is often combined with alcohol.
Nitrazepam and flunitrazepam accounted for the vast majority of forged prescriptions.
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