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Another Potent Animal Tranquilizer, Medetomidine, Found in Street Drugs

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Another dangerous substance, medetomidine, originally used as an animal tranquilizer, has emerged in street drugs, contributing to a troubling increase in fatal overdoses. This potent drug has been identified in a recent wave of overdose-related deaths in various regions like the Midwest and Northeast, raising concerns among health officials and experts about the evolving drug landscape. Medetomidine's effect on the central nervous system, drastically suppressing vital functions such as breathing and heart rate, is exacerbating the already deadly nature of illicit drugs like fentanyl and opioids when combined.

The onset of medetomidine in street drugs has been alarming experts and authorities, as its unpredictable potency and harmful effects are intensifying the overdose crisis. Dr. Natasha Bagdasarian of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services highlighted the escalating danger posed by the inclusion of such contaminants in the drug supply, emphasizing the urgency for preventative measures to combat the rising rate of drug-related fatalities. The spread of medetomidine in street drugs has been detected in various states, from the Midwest to the Northeast and as far as the city of Chicago, where it was linked to a surge in overdose cases. Concerns surrounding medetomidine are amplified by the fact that its sedating effects can last for hours, complicating overdose reversal and treatment strategies.

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May 21, 2023 | 05:09