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This Common Pain Med Has Killed 10 People In The Last 12 Days


10012347_sEver heard of fentanyl? Most people have. It is a prescription pain drug that contains synthetic opiates, that is more powerful than morphine. It has been used to treat patients with severe pain, and typically is given by pill, injection of patch.

Right now, fentanyl is having its day in the media, as recently, California state health officials has officially linked fentanyl usage to 10 deaths and 42 overdoses in the city of Sacramento in a very short amount of time – just 12 days.

Sadly, California is hardly the first to report such “outbreaks”. Over the last few years, several other major cities throughout the country have also had similar occurrences. Because of this, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued a nationwide alert in 2015 warning the public against fentanyl.

According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), deaths related to overdose from synthetic opioids such as fentanyl increased by 80% from 2013-2014, and over 5,500 people died from overdoses of these drugs in 2014.

This particular recent outbreak in California has been traced to counterfeit hydrocodone pills that contained fentanyl, according to the Sacramento County Dept of Health and Human Services. In other cities, fentanyl has been illegally produced in labs and even mixed in with heroin, or used instead of heroin in powder form.

This drug goes by many different street names, which include: dance fever, friend, goodfella, Tango, China Girl, and Cash.

Fentanyl binds to your body’s opiate receptors, similarly to morphine, heroin and other opioids. Typically, these are highly concentrated in the area of your brain that is responsible for feeling pain and emotions. When this drug works, it increases dopamine levels, putting the user in a euphoric and relaxed state.

Also similarly to the other drugs, fentanyl can be deadly when too large of a dose is taken. It is an extremely potent drug, possibly the most powerful opioid drug that is currently available for use today. In fact, it is up to 50 times more powerful than heroin, and up to 100 times more powerful than morphine.

As you can probably guess, fentanyl’s potency is greatly increased when mixed with street drugs that contain heroin and cocaine. The cocktails in these drugs may produce dangerous side effects such as nausea, constipation, sedation, unconsciousness, respiratory issues, euphoria and even coma.

Fentanyl overdoses need to be immediately countered using medications called “opiate receptor antagonists” such as Naloxone which are able to counteract the effects of the opiate drugs.

The DEA believes that fentanyl is being brought into the US via drug smuggling from China. If you have any medication containing fentanyl you will want to be vigilant and careful about not accidentally overdosing, or the results could be devastating.

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  1. The Redman
    April 19, 2016 at 2:42 pm

    white-folks ruined america

    • Bob Onitt
      April 19, 2016 at 3:44 pm

      gee aren’t you mister civics

      • The Redman
        April 19, 2016 at 4:33 pm

        The only way the u.s. could ever regain is if white-folks tear down their hate and greed wall.

        • Bob Onitt
          April 19, 2016 at 4:55 pm

          always the giver

          • The Redman
            April 19, 2016 at 4:57 pm

            Yep. the “giver” of hate , and the taker of greed.

        • Jamie Hall
          April 19, 2016 at 11:05 pm

          Oh, well then all the big, bad white people just need to stop dealing drugs to all the poor, opressed black people and voilà! America will be great again. That might work for Donald Trump. He has already made his fortune. But what will YOU, yourself living abroad but still in the midst of so many black communities decimated by you drug pusher types, do when YOU no longer have a day job?

          Ohhhhh, I get it. You want an excuse to illegally emmigrate to the U.S. so you can get a welfare check and free health care. There’s just one major problem with your plan: your color. It’s like this. Whitey won’t want you and neither will the Brothas or the Latinos.

          Your future does not look promising. You’re fucked no matter what you do. Seems the best you can hope for is an overcrowded, leaky boat that’s gonna put you on the bottom of the ocean. At least you’ll finally be out of your mysery.

          • The Redman
            April 19, 2016 at 11:15 pm

            I bet U say dat 2 all the guys who don’t come back, huh. gnat-butter hall. hahahahahahaah

          • Jamie Hall
            April 19, 2016 at 11:36 pm

            The insightfulness and the wisdom of “The Pinkskin”, they just never cease to inspire awe. Ha-haaaaaa…yeah, ok. You’re right. I’ll quit. Wouldn’t want to be to blame if somebody died laughing.

          • The Redman
            April 20, 2016 at 1:52 am


          • Jamie Hall
            April 20, 2016 at 12:16 am

            You know, now that I’ve had a little time to think about it, you know who you remind me of? It’s actually kind of a 50/50 answer.

            You see, back when little Plays with His Willie Clinton was running for office, he wanted everybody to know that he was a true bitch in every sense of the word about being tough on crime. So, he hopped on a plane and flew off to some prison to watch a severely retaded man with an IQ all of about 43 be executed.

            But here’s where the 50/50 part comes in. Between Wet Willie and the prisoner, one was born to be of low intellect and the other one just made a career of it. I’m really at a loss to figure out which one you more closely resemble. Guess maybe I’ll just have to flip a coin.

          • The Redman
            April 20, 2016 at 1:57 am

            Yep. U R “flipped”, and have been flipped, and when U hear some 1 sat ready, U flip out. hahahahahahahah

          • Jamie Hall
            April 20, 2016 at 2:40 am

            I flipped that coin I was telling you about. It came up as heads I win, tails you lose. Guess that means you’re just bright enough to play a game called take a nap.

            Ohhhh, don’t worry. It won’t hurt you. It’s a really fun game. And after you finish the game, you can finish the dessert you saved from your last meal. I promise.

          • The Redman
            April 20, 2016 at 2:40 pm

            So. U like “heads”, huh. hahahahhahaha

          • Jamie Hall
            April 22, 2016 at 12:45 am

            Ok, let’s take your idea and run with it. If I’m heads, the only thing that leaves for you to be is the ass end.

            Impressive. You actually came up with a good idea for once.

          • The Redman
            April 22, 2016 at 3:02 am

            U ah ‘head” hunter Hall of famer. hahahahahah.

          • Jamie Hall
            April 22, 2016 at 3:07 am

            All the more reason for you to take care not to get yours chopped off. They DON’T grow back.

          • The Redman
            April 22, 2016 at 3:08 am


          • Irene Elizabeth Grooms
            April 20, 2016 at 1:21 pm

            If it wasn’t for the WHITE MAN YOUR ASS WOULDN’T BE HERE RIGHT.

          • The Redman
            April 20, 2016 at 2:39 pm

            If it wasn’t 4 white-folks, the u.s. wouldn’t B in the mess dat its in right. can-can

          • KatRob
            May 9, 2016 at 1:02 am

            English, please, we don’t understand ebonics, you subhuman.

          • The Redman
            May 9, 2016 at 5:33 pm

            Is dat U on dat ugly inbreed looking pic. cat-balls

        • Canistercook
          January 15, 2017 at 6:52 pm

          Gee I’m white and I only hate and dislike the criminal element regardless of their skin color. What made you think we are all haters I wonder?

          • The Redman
            January 15, 2017 at 10:53 pm

            98% of the demonic white-folks in america live in denial of their evilness. hahahahahahaah. cookie

    • KatRob
      May 9, 2016 at 1:11 am

      What ruined America is africans turning every major city into a ghetto and committing violent crimes against not only themselves but now White people since that affirmative action fool got into the White House. Time to ship you all back to the jungle, you aren’t capable of becoming civilized. When God created the world he separated the races for a reason, we were never meant to coexist with jungle people.

      If it wasn’t for the White man the majority of africans would still be living in mud huts, you ungrateful bastards.

      • The Redman
        May 9, 2016 at 5:34 pm

        U need 2 stop raping yo Lil family members

        • KatRob
          May 13, 2016 at 2:08 am

          lol Nigga, PALEESE! Give me your address so I can send you a loin cloth before you return to the jungle.

          • The Redman
            May 13, 2016 at 2:12 am

            At yo mama house is the “jungle” and she’s a wild monkey-puck. hahahahahahahhaahh. kat-dog-breath. hahahahahahaah

          • KatRob
            May 16, 2016 at 1:46 am

            You are an illiterate, jungle bunny, go eat a banana, apeman.

          • The Redman
            May 16, 2016 at 1:07 pm

            U have the straight hair like monkeys, monkey-puck. hahahhahahahahaha

          • KatRob
            May 19, 2016 at 1:02 am

            God had a good sense of humor when he created you ape people. 🙂

          • The Redman
            May 19, 2016 at 1:05 am

            And U monkey-puck white-folks have the hair and ears. hahahahahahahah. bobbie-rat

          • KatRob
            May 21, 2016 at 10:35 pm

            You ape people are jealous of White folk, that’s why you straighten your Brillo Pad hair, and do skin-lightening. Losers!

          • The Redman
            May 21, 2016 at 11:06 pm

            U idiot. its called hair weave. and no 1 has 2 use “skin lighter”, because yo tramp daughters R having babies from lots of young men of color. rat-boy. hahahahahhaahahah

          • KatRob
            May 25, 2016 at 10:29 pm

            Hair weave? Lol Nappy-headed beasts! Yeah, and all the mixed babies are worthless, just like that Affirmative Action idiot in the White House. You only mix because you need to up your IQs, since the average Jungle Bunny, Porch Monkey has an IQ of 70. Even if that mixed baby is more intelligent due to it’s half White blood, it’s still comes out as ugly as a baboon’s ass. 🙂

          • The Redman
            May 26, 2016 at 2:57 am

            Nothing looks worse then a inbred white-folk. bobbie-rat

          • KatRob
            May 26, 2016 at 11:25 pm

            Very funny, nigga! Flared nostrils, big asses, Brillo Pad, nappy hair. Yeah, you’re the beautiful people. lol Go choke on some fried chicken and watermelon.

          • The Redman
            May 27, 2016 at 3:41 am

            U eat more of then I do, rat. U R what U eat. cunt-kat. hahahhahahahah

          • KatRob
            May 30, 2016 at 4:30 am

            Go back to kindergarten and learn your ABCs, you illiterate subhuman.

          • The Redman
            May 30, 2016 at 4:45 am

            Whose dat ugly inbred on the pic. A Baby Cat.

          • KatRob
            June 3, 2016 at 2:23 am

            Don’t you recognize Al Sharpton? Oh, I forgot no TV in the jungle, no running water, nothing but mud huts.

          • The Redman
            June 3, 2016 at 2:32 am

            And yo greasy lice head mama on her knees most of the times. cat-mon-dodo. hahahahahhaha

          • KatRob
            June 8, 2016 at 6:04 pm

            Run, nigga, run. LOL

          • The Redman
            June 8, 2016 at 6:07 pm

            Run in and out of yo no good mama’s stink. hahahahahahahaha. cat-poop-rob

          • KatRob
            June 13, 2016 at 4:37 am

            Inhale some fried chicken and watermelon through those huge nostrils of yours.

          • The Redman
            June 13, 2016 at 4:43 am

            U have chicken-lips and a big nose. I bet U can really work on a rime. hahahahahaha. chicken-mouth pinkie,

          • KatRob
            June 17, 2016 at 10:08 pm

            lol Worthless, low class, subhuman race. Congratulations.

          • The Redman
            June 17, 2016 at 10:30 pm

            white-folks R of the “subhuman” race, cave-boy. like the 1 U have in dat pic. hahahahahahhahahahah

          • KatRob
            June 22, 2016 at 12:31 am

            At least we evolved from the caveman, you niggas let the gorillas pass you in intelligence because you were too stupid to evolve. As judged by your writings here, you illiterate baboon.

            Q: Why are all black people fast?
            A: Because the slow ones are in jail.

          • The Redman
            June 22, 2016 at 3:51 am

            white-folks like U R dog-lice babies.

          • KatRob
            June 25, 2016 at 10:00 am

            Whatever you say, watermelon-breath.

          • The Redman
            June 26, 2016 at 3:13 am

            U should take dat snake-mouth baby pic off U’re post. dat is 1 UGLY inbred, huh. cat-bottom-face. hahahhahahahaha

          • KatRob
            June 28, 2016 at 10:59 pm

            You should know about ugly, Porch Monkey! Youse ugly and dumb!

            why were so many niggers killed in the Vietnam war??

            because when the sergeant said to “get down”, they all got up and started dancing.

          • The Redman
            June 29, 2016 at 4:04 am

            Lots of white-folks were killed in Vietnam because yall stink so bad, and were easy 2 B found because of that same smell yall all have. rat-boy.

          • KatRob
            July 3, 2016 at 10:45 pm

            LOL, you wish. People are always saying they hate walking past niggas because of the foul and stale smell you apes have.

            What did God say when he made the first niggers?

            Oops! Burnt another one!

          • The Redman
            July 4, 2016 at 4:23 pm

            When U cave dwellers were made, the lice were told, there’s yo free ride. hahahahahahaha. rat-boy

          • KatRob
            July 6, 2016 at 6:48 am

            What language are you speaking, Swahali? Can’t even understand what you’re saying. You can’t even insult intelligently, you worthless piece of shit.

            A Mexican and a nigger are riding in car . . who’s driving?
            A cop!

          • The Redman
            July 6, 2016 at 1:59 pm

            Yo mama and sister R on their backs, wit their legs up, whose in charge. the lap dog. hahahhahahahahaahahhah. rat-boy inbred

          • KatRob
            July 11, 2016 at 4:07 am

            What happens when you stick your hand in a jar of jelly beans?

            The black ones steal your watch and rings.

          • The Redman
            July 11, 2016 at 5:48 am

            But the white ones steal the whole hand. hahahahahahahahaah

          • KatRob
            July 16, 2016 at 8:54 pm

            What do you call a smiling black man?


          • The Redman
            July 16, 2016 at 11:55 pm

            What do I call white-folks in the summer.?–I’m glad U axe.–sunscreen-niggas. hahahahahahahahahahah. rat-boy-nigga. hahahahahahahahaha

          • KatRob
            July 27, 2016 at 6:23 am

            What’s black and white and rolls down the Boardwalk?

            A nigger and a seagull fighting over a French Fry.

  2. Canistercook
    January 15, 2017 at 7:00 pm

    And they are trying to recover it from the drug dealers and criminals.

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