Fentanyl is a potent synthetic opioid. Its primary use if for acute pain and anesthesia during surgery.
Fentanyl is approximately 100 x more potent than morphine
Fentanyl and other opioids cause death by having the brain ignore the signal to breath leading to a respiratory arrest. CPR can effectively maintain the bodies blood oxygen levels until Naloxone, the opioid antidote can be given
Fentanyl can be founds in ANY kind of pill or preparation
One single dose can be fatal
Overdose deaths exceeded 100,000 last year.
Overdoses are the #1 cause of death of adults aged 18-45
Opioids are the main drug causing the overdose deaths
Fentanyl has become the main agent involved in accidental drug overdoses in the US
Simple therapy, performed as directed by t
he OD!RescueMe app can be lifesaving
It is our goal to get this app on as many devices as possible. Together we can stop deaths from opioid overdose