A look at the supply and demand of illegal fentanyl in the U.S. today.
A guide to fentanyl addiction and its treatment. Read more about how to break free from the pain of addiction and/or help a loved one recover. More here.
A brief look at the trends and dangers of synthetic opiates often mixed with heroin: fentanyl and/or carfentanil. Buyers beware!
It can take your body several days to eliminate Fentanyl. How dangerous is Fentanyl and what does detox from Fentanyl feel like? More here.
Possibly. However, more common psychological side effects, include confusion and anxiety. A brief review of fentanyl use, administration, and effects here.
Yes, fentanyl is a Schedule II substance under the Controlled Substances Act. More on this legal definition, fentanyl’s abuse potential and narcotic status here.
Withdrawal from Fentanyl can begin in the first 24 hours following cessation of use. While symptoms intensify about 72 hours after use, they usually resolve within 7-10 days. More here on Fentanyl and withdrawal symptoms here.
Yes, Fentanyl patches can be addictive and cause both physical and/or psychological dependence. More here.
Yes, Fentanyl can get you high. In fact, this opioid synthetic drug can absolutely be abused and produce an intense but short-term high, similar to heroin or other opiate painkillers, but much, much stronger. More here on how Fentanyl woks (and its dangers) with a section for your questions at the end.
Fentanyl is about 25-40 times more potent than heroin and 80 times as potent as morphine. More on the rise in fentanyl related death and its causes here.