Fentanyl is a synthetic Opioid. This synthetic opioid is 50% and even 100% stronger than heroin. This synthetic Opioid affects a person’s “Limbic System”. The limbic system is the part of the brain involved in our behavioral and emotional responses
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Fentanyl has been distributed through illicit drug markets to look like RX Percocet’s M30’s. Percocet is also a opioid blue pill used for severe pain and pain management. Fentanyl "Blues" is the counterfeit used to deceive people into thinking they are getting the real Percocet.
Most who abuse Fentanyl do it by ingesting it through smoke with aluminum foil and a straw.
You cannot die from being in the same room as fentanyl or from having brief skin contact. If you touch Fentanyl wash your hands with soap and water do not use alcohol. Alcohol and hand sanitizer does not effectively wash the opioids off the skin.
More fatalities are from opioid overdoses than car crashes and gun violence combined and 73% of those deaths are from Fentanyl opioids.
The death rate for synthetic opioid overdose has increased by 6000% percent.
Counterfeit Percocet's "Blues"