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2013-12-23 23:04:26

As the Russian import and heroin knock-off known as “Krokodil” begins making its rounds in the U.S., Novus Medical Detox says the only way to fight a possible epidemic is by educating the public about the dangers of the flesh-eating drug and its fellow opiates. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 While prescription drugs have taken the U.S. by storm in recent years, a new narcotic has recently been cropping up—“Krokodil” is a cheap, homemade opiate in the same family...

Chicago Sees First Cases Of Krokodil Infection
2013-10-14 04:53:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The homemade, flesh-eating heroin knock-off krokodil, which originated in Russia before making its way to the US last month, has reportedly infected multiple people in one Chicago suburb. According to Matt Hamilton of the Los Angeles Times, there had been at least three reported cases of people who had “symptoms consistent with krokodil abuse,” including “scaly skin, abscesses, lesions and gangrenous limbs,” at Presence...

2013-10-01 23:01:35

Addictive, homemade drug used extensively in Russia creates physical destruction and leads to death faster than any other illicit drug. (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 'Krokodil' is a new drug on the illicit market, homemade from codeine pills and a variety of household chemicals: iodine, gasoline, paint thinner or alcohol. In Russia, it has been known as a killer drug for several years. But it is suspected of just having made its first appearance in Arizona....

Russian Flesh-Eating Drug Makes It Into The US
2013-09-27 04:58:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A flesh-eating drug that first surfaced in Russia over a decade ago has found its way to US shores, with poison control center officials confirming that two people have been treated for using the substance this week. Dr. Frank LoVecchio, co-medical director at Banner Good Samaritan Poison and Drug Information Center in Arizona, told Lee Moran of the New York Daily News on Thursday that there were two patients who had used...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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