What is Fentanyl Patch
Fentanyl is medication used to treat patients suffering from severe pains. It is an opioid quite similar to morphine but much more potent. It’s the go to drug when patients develop tolerance to certain pain killers. Fentanyl is a generic product and It comes in two main forms. That is as either a patch which you can apply on your skin or you can rub it on your gum or put it under your tongue. Some people have been known to use it as a spray or lollipop.
Fentanyl patch can be found in various doses. such as:
This drug is known by quite a few different trade names. It is common practice now to see individuals taking fentanyl as lollipop. It usually last for about 15 minutes and it gets absorbed right through your mouth. You can however still swallow it like with other medications.
Alot of fentanyl is gotten from china and either altered in china or in the United states. It is a schedule 2 narcotic and scheduled 1 illegal drug.
Side Effects Of Fentanyl Drug
It has mainly the same effects as heroin, For those who don’t know, basically you start off with euphoria and then the following issues may follow:
the loss of consciousness;
Fentanyl Street Names
Fentanyl is known by many names on the streets. Common names include: Apache, China girl, China white since it comes from China, Dance Fever, goodfella to name a few. It is often sold as white heroin.
Fentanyl is commonly mixed with or its substituted for heroin. You can swallow it, snorted it, take the blotter paper in, inject it.
What to note is that fentanyl is 50 – 100 times more potent than heroin so care should taken when used. About 30 people die of fentanyl overdose daily here in the usa.
Do not use this drug in people, who have not used or have not become tolerant of the action of one of the opioids, like hydrocodone or oxycodone. You have to be using those drugs first. This is not a drug to be used for acute pain, intermittent pain or after surgery. Fentanyl is not used for short periods of time or even for mild pain.
Please do not use if you have some sort of respiratory or intestinal diseases, not for people, whose intestines do not work correctly.
Also those with a history of addiction and mental illness should stay away from this completely as it will only make matters worse.
Interaction With Other Drugs
Fentanyl has been known to interact with antidepressants commonly called MAO inhibitor and such interactions can lead to urinary infection and problems with your intestines and respiration.
N.B : Fentanyl is very addictive and dangerous, much care should be taken while using it.