Saturday, June 3, 2023

Liquid Fentanyl: Nurses illegally dispense it from a US surgery center. What is its effect?

Fentanyl is 100 times stronger than morphine. A nurse in South Florida (USA) could face up to 10 years in prison for removing liquid fentanyl from surgical lines.

It turned out that he filled it with saline solution and adulterated it and returned it to its place inside an outpatient surgery center. Shannon Dunton, 54, was charged Manipulating lines of liquid fentanyl at the ambulatory surgery center where he worked.

Martin County’s Dunton could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted, according to the prosecutor’s office “Handling Medical Grade Fentanyl”.

purpose of taking over by the nurse Liquid fentanyl was not mentioned in the statement.

Fentanyl may also come in tablet form.

Juan Antonio Gonzalez, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and Justin Fielder, Special Agent in the Office of Criminal Investigation Administration The Food and Drug Administration (FDA-OCI) announced the charges against Danto.

“Medical providers,” the statement said, “use a liquid form of fentanyl (fentanyl citrate) during surgery to keep patients from moving and to relieve pain.”

facts about fentanyl

Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid Fifty times more potent than heroin and a hundred times more potent than morphine. Just two milligrams of fentanyl is considered a lethal dose.

According to the United States Center for Disease Control (CDC), the country is set to break records for overdose deaths in 2021. 107,622 registered cases, 66% related to fentanyl,

According to the CDC, there are two types of fentanyl: Pharmaceutical fentanyl and illegally manufactured fentanyl. Both are considered synthetic opioids.

Pharmaceutical fentanyl is prescribed by doctors to treat severe pain.After an operation and in advanced stages of cancer.

When they are illegal, they are often mixed with other drugs because of their extreme potency. This makes drugs cheaper, more powerful, more addictive and more dangerous.

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