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noun flu·ni·traz·e·pam \ˌflü-nə-ˈtraz-ə-ˌpam, -ˌnī-\

Medical Definition of flunitrazepam

  1. :  a powerful benzodiazepine drug C16H12FN3O3 with sedative and sleep-inducing properties that is not licensed for use in the U.S. but is used medically in other countries and that is a frequent illicit drug of abuse Flunitrazepam was formerly marketed in the U.S. under the trademark Rohypnol. In illicit use, a tablet of flunitrazepam is often referred to as a roofie.

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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