By Tristan Ruelas
What is it?
How is it used?
Short term effects
Slow brain function
Lowered blood pressure
Long term effects
If you take too much and you raise the dose to a level you're not suppose to it could end up in a coma.
High blood sugar
- Diabetes and weight gain
4 important facts.
Rohypnol users often describe its effects as “paralyzing.”
Opioids are drugs that act on the nervous system to relieve pain.
One study found that 14% of the young people taking an antidepressant became aggressive and even violent.
The average age for first-time user in now 13 to 14
In 2005 4.4 million teenagers(aged 12 to 17) in the US admitted to taking prescription painkillers.