Archive

Articles Tagged In:

Are They or Aren’t They? Texas Sheriffs Talk Fentanyl-Laced Flyers

At the end of last month, sheriffs from Harris County spread warnings to the public that flyers distributed in the community might be laced with fentanyl. This was in response...

Physical Impact from Fentanyl Abuse: Dangers of Use

Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid in the same class of drugs as very powerful painkillers like heroin, methadone, morphine, OxyContin, Vicodin, Lortab, Dilaudid, etc.1,2 Fentanyl is extremely potent and considered to be nearly...

What is Fentanyl Made Of?

What is Fentanyl? Main Ingredients, Cutting Agents, and Adulterants: Fentanyl (brand names include Abstral, Actiq, Duragesic, and Subsys) is a synthetically manufactured opioid drug.1,2 In its various formulations, fentanyl is indicated for...

Fentanyl-Laced Pills Infiltrating Texas Black Market

Texas officials are sounding the alarm as more and more fake painkillers and other counterfeit medications have been identified in street busts. Essentially, nothing can be trusted to be what...

Fentanyl Patches

Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid analgesic that’s typically used to manage acute, severe pain.1 It may also be used to treat chronic pain when a doctor determines a patient is...

Fentanyl Withdrawal Timeline

Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that’s 50–100 times potent than heroin or morphine.1 The United States Drug Enforcement Administration lists fentanyl as a Schedule II controlled substance, indicating that although the drug...

Guide to Fentanyl: Addiction Signs, Symptoms, and Withdrawal

In 2016, fentanyl gained the infamous title of America’s deadliest drug with 18,355 attributed deaths in the U.S. that year compared to 15,961 deaths attributed to heroin.1 The number of opioid-related...

Tags