Fentanyl, a prescription opioid drug, may be known by different slang terms, especially when mixed with other drugs or substances.
Fentanyl commonly comes in the following forms:
- transdermal patch
- dissolvable tablet
Fentanyl is 50-100 times stronger than morphine. Illegal labs have been making fentanyl powder, sometimes pressing it into pill form or selling fentanyl on the street.
Popular Street Names For Fentanyl
Many individuals become addicted to prescription painkillers after an accident or surgery. Once they’ve recovered, some resort to purchasing opioids, like fentanyl, on the street.
Street names for fentanyl:
- murder 8
- tango and cash
- good fella
- dragon’s breath
- white girl
- toe tag dope
- blue diamond
- china town
- chinese food
- king ivory
- dance fever
- crazy one
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Furanyl fentanyl is sold in powder and liquid form. It is considered a designer opioid, and is derived from fentanyl. The street name for furanyl fentanyl is fuf.
Street Names For Fentanyl-Laced Drugs
Fentanyl-laced drugs are extremely dangerous, as less than two milligrams of fentanyl can result in an overdose or death.
Street names for fentanyl-laced drugs include:
- fentanyl and heroin: birria, Facebook (in pill form)
- fentanyl and cocaine: speedball
- fentanyl and crack cocaine: dirty fentanyl, takeover
- fentanyl and methamphetamine: goofball, speedball
In some cases, people are unaware that fentanyl has been mixed into other substances, increasing risk of fatality.
Finding Assistance For Fentanyl Abuse
As an opioid, Fentanyl is highly addictive. Individuals struggling with fentanyl abuse may likely benefit from a substance abuse treatment program.
Oftentimes, a medically supervised detox and specialized opioid use disorder program are extremely helpful.
Contact our helpline today, our staff is prepared to offer information about addiction treatment programs that meet the needs of you or your loved one.
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- National Institute on Drug Abuse — Opioid Overdose Crisis
- U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)—Drug Slang Code Words DEA Intelligence Report
- U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)—Commonly Used Drugs Charts
- Vice — Fentanyl Speedballs Are The Latest Disturbing Trend in America’s Opioid Crisis