Purple “down” contains fentanyl and benzos
Nelson Drug Alert
Interior Health – Nelson Down in Nelson has been found to contain high levels of fentanyl, fluorofentanyl and benzos. Sold as Down, Fentanyl. Contains: 8% Fentanyl 21% Fluorofentanyl (Fentanyl analogue) * 2% Bromazolam (Benzodiazepine) *Fluorofentanyl potency is not well understood. It can be more potent than standard fentanyl. This means this drug could be […]Continue reading
Drug Checking Report for Interior Health –...
The BCCSU publishes Provincial and regional monthly reports that summarize drug checking results. Here is the July 2022 report from samples collected by Drug Checking Sites across the Interior Health region. Key Findings The percentage of opioids testing positive for benzodiazepines in the region decreased from 72.0% to 61.6% (45 of 73 samples). Trends may […]Continue reading
Trail and area Drug Alert
Interior Health – Trail Down in Trail has been found to contain Fentanyl (34%), Benzodiazepines (Bromazolam 4%, Flubromazepam 1%) alongside with caffeine. These results are accurate as they have been verified by PS-MS at Substance (UVIC). Risk: High risk of overdose and death. Risk of unconsciousness not resolved by Naloxone. Symptoms: More drowsy than usual, […]Continue reading