China Bans Carfentanil

China Bans Carfentanil

Powerful Synthetic Opioid Carfentanil Now BannedChina’s National Narcotics Control Commission said Thursday that it is adding the deadly synthetic narcotic Carfentanil and three related synthetic opioids to its list of controlled substances effective March 1. Carfentanil is so powerful that it is often used as an elephant tranquilizer.The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) called China’s move…

What is Carfentanil?

What is Carfentanil?

Carfentanil is a relatively new drug out on the streets, but it has been making the news a lot in a short time. The risks it poses is cause for great concern. In fact, it is more potent than heroin, fentanyl and morphine, which has many worried about the dangers for anyone looking to buy…

Hydrocodone Abuse and Addiction

Hydrocodone Abuse and Addiction

What is Hydrocodone?Hydrocodone is a semi-synthetic opioid drug used as both a narcotic analgesic for pain relief and as a liquid antitussive or cough suppressant, and is typically taken orally. Hydrocodone, also known as dihydrocodeinone, is synthesized from codeine, which is an opioid alkaloid found in the opium poppy. The drug is generally considered to…