Krokodil

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Scientific Name

Desomorphine.

Street Names

Krocodil or Crocodil.

Classification

Opoid; Sedative; Stimulant.

Administered

Injected usually through the leg.
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Forms

Liquid

What does it look like

A caramel-coloured gunge held in the end of a syringe
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Side Effects

Consequence of overdose

Death

iS THIS DRUG ADDICTIVE?

Like heroin and other opioids, it has a sedative and analgesic effect, is highly addictive, and potentially harmful.

What is the drug scheduled as?

Krokodil is Scheduled as Schedule I on the DEA's list of Addictive Drugs

Why would someone take this drug?

Pain relief

Withdrawl Issues

While a heroin withdrawal may last for a week, a KROKODIL WITHDRAWAL may last as long as a month. The usual opiate withdrawal symptoms like insomnia, nausea, diarrhea, extreme muscle cramping, depression, aches and overall sickness will be seen.

Random Fact

*Krocodil is a cheaper version of Heroine. It costs about a tenth of the price. It is also alot more deadly.