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  • Carfentanil Contributes To Sharp Spike In Opioid Overdose Deaths

    Carfentanil Contributes To Sharp Spike In Opioid Overdose Deaths

    What is Carfentanil? Carfentanil may be the most dangerous toxic opioid circulating the illicit drug market and as it hits the streets, opioid overdoses have sharply risen in the US and many have been fatal. Carfentanil is an extremely powerful man-made opioid typically used for sedating elephants and other large animals but never intended for human use.
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  • Sublimaze Addiction and Abuse

    Sublimaze Addiction and Abuse

    Sublimaze more commonly known by its generic name, Fentanyl, is a powerful, opiate analgesic similar to but more potent (100 times more) than morphine. It is considered to be a Schedule II narcotic prescription drug. Sublimaze is generally prescribed for the treatment of severe acute pain, or to manage pain after surgery. It is available in the form of pills, patches, lozenges, and nasal sprays...

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  • Actiq Withdrawal

    Actiq Withdrawal

    Actiq is a unique type of medication because it is not a traditional tablet or liquid medication. Instead, Actiq is known as a painkilling lollipop because it is available in lozenge form, and is primarily prescribed for the treatment of chronic pain in people suffering from cancer if they are already taking a normal opioid medication.
    One of the primary benefits of Actiq in comparison to...

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  • Potential Dangers of Fentanyl Misuse

    Potential Dangers of Fentanyl Misuse

    Fentanyl may not be one of the more commonly abused prescription drugs today but it's definitely a powerful pain medication that's misused for nonmedical reasons and has been linked to many fatal overdoses. Fentanyl is up to a hundred times more powerful than morphine and when abused can lead to a lethal overdose very fast. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid pain reliever and medically used for...

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  • Fentanyl Laced Heroin or Cocaine is a Deadly Combo

    Fentanyl Laced Heroin or Cocaine is a Deadly Combo

    In the past, heroin that was laced with fentanyl killed a vast amount of people in many areas including Chicago and Philadelphia. In 2006 there was an action alert put out by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) about the combination of fentanyl and cocaine and heroin. There were many overdoses and drug related deaths at that time in the east coast and Midwest...

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