noun( trademark in the UK)
A sedative drug containing methaqualone and diphenhydramine hydrochloride.
- Across sites, Mandrax was the second most commonly detected drug, with approximately one in five arrestees testing positive for this substance.
- Dagga and Mandrax remain the biggest problem drugs in South Africa, according to Central Drug Authority chairman Frank Kahn.
- Indications are that they were sold by drug addict thieves desperate for Mandrax.
1960s: of unknown origin.
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