Police on lookout for drug 10,000 times more potent than morphine

Published: October 17th, 2016

Category: Treatment & Recovery News

CBS 4 – October 3 – The Drug Enforcement Agency is warning people about one of the most lethal drugs now on the street. Two milligrams of Carfentanil can knock out an African Elephant weighing two thousand pounds. It could take less than one one-hundreth of a penny of Carfentanil to kill a person, making it was more dangerous than human tranquilizers.”

“Carfentanil is what they’re calling the elephant tranquilizer. In humans, we use Fentanil. It’s a more potent Opiod,” says Dr. Teitelbaum, Director of the Florida Recovery Center.

 

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