Illicit Drug Supply 2022: More potent methamphetamine forms and mixtures of fentanyl, and the “Xines” and “Xenes”

October 25, 2022 | Richard Rawson, PhD An undeniable fact of the 2022 illegal drug supply is that it is changing rapidly and it is much more lethal. Methamphetamine with far greater purity and potency and fentanyl mixed into “heroin” cocaine and meth, fentanyl pressed into a variety of pill forms, and potent drugs including xylazine (a veterinary tranquilizer) and isotonitazene a potent opioid are now part of the drug landscape. Learning objectives: Understand the new street drug supply to provide effective overdose care and treatment.

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