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Fentanyl is an extreme synthetic opioid known for being stronger than morphine and is used to help treat patients who experience severe chronic pain. Fentanyl is a prescription drug, also known as Actiq, that often becomes a recreational drug due to its extremely high potency and small amount needed. It is one of the most common drugs used in overdose deaths.
Fentanyl binds to receptors of the brain that control pain and emotions. The more a person uses, the more the brain adapts to the drug, making it difficult for the person to feel pleasure. Some effects of fentanyl include:
- Breathing problems
- Extreme happiness