3rd December 2019


How do you know if your drink was spiked?

If your drink has been spiked you may not be able to see, smell or taste it. The drug or extra alcohol may be colourless and odourless and may not affect the taste of your drink. Warning signs include: Feeling dizzy or faint.

Similarly, it is asked, what are the side effects of a spiked drink?

Symptoms of drink spiking
  • feeling drunk, woozy or drowsy.
  • feeling drunker than expected.
  • mental confusion.
  • hallucinations.
  • speech difficulties such as slurring.
  • memory loss.
  • loss of inhibitions.
  • nausea and vomiting.

How long does a spiked drink take to kick in?

Most date rape drugs take effect within 30 minutes and symptoms usually last for several hours. However, if you pass out it will be hard to know the full effect. You may still feel some of the symptoms of a date rape drug after a night's sleep.

What drug was my drink spiked with?

Rohypnol, GHB and ketamine aren't the only drugs used in spiking. Ecstasy, or MDMA, is a hallucinogenic sedative that is often blended into beverages at underground clubs, parties or raves. Legal benzodiazepines like Xanax or Klonopin have also been used to spike drinks and facilitate crimes.