Drug overdose deaths involving the potent synthetic opioid fentanyl are on the rise, and the number of fentanyl-related deaths roughly doubled each year from 2013 through 2016, according to new federal data.
Experts say fentanyl is being mixed in with a lot of other drugs, like heroin, meth, and even cocaine, often to unsuspecting customers.
Meanwhile, deaths from heroin and methamphetamine more than tripled from 2011 to 2016.
Health officials there report that of the 61 fatal overdoses reported between January 1 and November 3 of this year, ten of those deaths were caused by acute Fentanyl Intoxication. By 2016, fentanyl was connected to 18,335 such deaths: it was linked to 29 percent of all drug overdose deaths that year.
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Hedegaard and her co-authors used the same death certificates that the CDC typically uses for overdose reports but went deeper in their analysis, scouring the records for drug misspellings, chemical names, brand names and street names recorded by coroners and medical examiners.
The authors of the new study also found that most overdoses involved more than one drug.
Fentanyl was mentioned in about 1,600 US death certificates in both 2011 and 2012, according to the NCHS' review. Most recently, China - which is believed to be the primary source of U.S. fentanyl - pledged to classify fentanyl and all of its chemically similar analogs as controlled substances, which would in theory stem their flow into the U.S. Whether the policy actually results in fewer overdose deaths, however, remains to be seen.
-Opioids such as fentanyl, heroin, hydrocodone, methadone, morphine and oxycodone. Cocaine consistently was the second or third drug most common in overdoses during the entire period, the researchers found. Although many drug users think they are buying heroin, they don't know they're buying fentanyl.
The report also highlights the importance for accurate reporting in the text of death certificates.
Moreover, the company has also filed a request for reconsideration with the court, which could end up at China's Supreme Court. But it was not clear whether this referred to the latest case or their broader legal dispute.
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