Posts Tagged ‘counterfeit drugs’

Counterfeit Xanax Pills Caused This Young Woman In Missouri To Overdose

Kelly Gant is a young woman in Missouri overcoming an addiction to what she thought was Xanax. After being hospitalized for an overdose, she was shocked to learn that she did not overdose on alprazolam, but on fentanyl. It was then that she began to learn more about the bags filled with hundreds of pills that her dealer sold to high school students…

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Young Mother Of Three Killed By Counterfeit Pill Made With Carfentanil

A mother in Indiana recently spoke about the pain of losing her 24-year-old daughter to a counterfeit oxycodone pill that was made with carfentanil. She is warning others about the dangers of fake prescription pills because, “I’m trying one person at a time. I couldn’t save mine, but I can try to help save the next one”…

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Doctor Warns That The Risk Of Purchasing Counterfeit Drugs Online Is Growing

This editorial by Dr. Warren Willey was published in Idaho State Journal on July 7, 2018. Dr. Willey is an osteopathic physician who lives and works in Pocatello, Idaho. Dr. Willey says counterfeit drugs are becoming more commonplace and that people need to only purchase their medications from within the U.S.’s secure drug supply chain…

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