There has recently been a lot of attention in the media paid to the growing problem with opioid addiction in the nation. We have seen thousands of deaths from accidental overdoses of narcotic painkillers, and the problem is only getting worse, with patients getting access to more and more powerful drugs.
Recently, it has been reported that singer Prince died as result of an accidental overdose of Fentanyl. Fentanyl is one of the most powerful opioid painkillers on the market and is typically used for patients with advanced stage cancer and things like bone pain. This particular narcotic is far more potent and dangerous than heroin. Continue reading