Even Narcan Can’t Save Victims: What You Should Know About Growing Threat of ‘Zombie Drug’

HOUSTON – The United States Drug Enforcement Administration released a public safety alert to warn Americans of a growing threat of a deadly drug called Xylazine, a combination of fentanyl mixed with xylazine.

The Department of State Health Services also issued an health advisory regarding the emerging use of xylazine-laced drug overdoses in the United States, including Texas.

So far, law enforcement has identified xylazine in West Texas. It has also informed DSHS of at least four deaths resulting from the combined drug toxicity of xylazine along with at least one other illicit substance.

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