a synthetic, short-acting narcotic analgesic and sedative, C22H28N2O, used pharmacologically in anesthesia and neuroleptanalgesia, and also as an illicit drug: Medics quickly administered fentanyl to the injured soldiers.Drug dealers are lacing heroin with fentanyl.
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How to use fentanyl in a sentence
Most of the public aren’t seeking fentanyl or its analogs, but people are tainting things like heroin and oxycodone pills with fentanyl or an analog.I Am a Heroin User. I Do Not Have a Drug Problem - Issue 96: Rewired | Mark MacNamara | February 17, 2021 | Nautilus
Bryan doesn’t have as bad a drug problem as other parts of Ohio, but it does have one—mostly meth, heroin, and fentanyl.How to fix what the innovation economy broke about America | Katie McLean | February 17, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
Synthetic opioids like fentanyl and carfentanyl accounted for the majority of overdoses, Houry says.The pandemic has had a dramatic effect on drug overdoses | Kat Eschner | December 22, 2020 | Popular-Science
“When you lose their fentanyl, you generally lose all their other prescriptions,” he said, noting that few customers go to multiple pharmacies when they can get everything at one.Patients struggle to access prescription opioids after New York tax drives away suppliers | lbelanger225 | November 15, 2020 | Fortune
Reports detail that they found nearly 8 grams of fentanyl — a powerful heroin-like substance — in her bag.She Was Afraid of Her Lawyer. Then the Text Messages Started. | by Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor | October 8, 2020 | ProPublica
The story of a wayward anesthesia trainee who took a near fatal dose of fentanyl hit the news this week.
Even if the dealer loads stamp bags with fentanyl and causes an overdose of 22 people in Pennsylvania?
British Dictionary definitions for fentanyl
a narcotic drug used in medicine to relieve pain
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