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Fentanyl Patch ‘Tapering Off’ Guide (+ Timeline)

Fentanyl is a potent opioid narcotic. It is similar to OxyContin and heroin, although it is much more intense. This narcotic medication is typically 50-100 times more powerful than morphine...

Dealer Charged with Attempted Murder When Buyer Overdoses on Fentanyl

In St. Lucie County, a woman was arrested last month on several drug-related charges, including attempted murder, when she allegedly gave a man who ultimately overdosed straight fentanyl, an opiate...

Illicit Drugs Mixed with Fentanyl

Around 50-100 times more potent than morphine, fentanyl is a powerful and dangerous opioid drug that is manufactured both licitly as a pain reliever and illicitly, when synthesized as a recreational...

Fentanyl Withdrawal

Manufactured in clandestine laboratories or diverted through fraudulent prescriptions or pharmacy thefts, fentanyl is a powerful opioid drug that is commonly abused for the mellowing feelings and intense rush of...

Fentanyl Patch Abuse

An extremely potent opioid drug – up to 100 times as powerful as morphine and heroin, according to the journal The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders – fentanyl is a prescription...

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