Krokodil

KrokodilKrokodil is the latest invention in the world of Designer Drugs. This new drug is as about as hideous and dangerous as they come. Krokodil causes the skin of the user to become scaly like the skin of a reptile. Over time the skin eventually dies and literally falls off the bone. Krokodil is a terrible price to pay to get high.

Krokodil is derived from Desomorphine (Dihydrodesoxymorphine, Permonid) which is an opiate analogue invented in the U.S. in 1932. The drug is a derivative of morphine. Desomorphine has sedative and analgesic effects, and is around eight to ten times more potent than morphine. Desomorphine was used in Switzerland under the brand name Permonid. Users of the drug experienced immediate effects that did not last long, but it produced relatively very little nausea or respiratory depression as compared to equivalent doses of morphine.

What is Krokodil?

krokodil labKrokodil is a homemade drug that is easily made from codeine, iodine, gasoline, paint thiner, hydrochloric acid, and red phosphorus that is scraped from the striking pads on matchboxes.

Krokodil is a form of Desomorphine but it is not pure because it is contaminated with various toxic and corrosive byproducts. The drug is a cheap alternative to heroin because codeine tablets are available without a prescription. Krokodil gets its name from the scale-like appearance of skin of its users.

Since the drug is not purified, Krokodil is notorious for producing severe tissue damage, phlebitis and gangrene that often requires limb amputation for long-term users of the drug. The life expectancy of anyone who uses Krokodil is about two to three years.

If you are a teen who is attracted to drugs, or if you are a seasoned drug addict who is looking for a new way to get high, unless you have a death wish please do not even consider using Krokodil. If you are a parent you should educate yourself concerning this destructive drug as it may save the life of your children. You can begin your education by following regularily posted updates on EricDunbar.com in addition to browsing the Internet for infomation about this horrifying drug.

 

WARNING: The images in this videos are graphic in nature and are intended for mature audiences.

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Just because someone exhibits some or all of the above signs and symptoms does not necessarily warrant that the individual is using, or addicted to Krokodil. Certain medical conditions may also produce the above signs and/or symptoms.
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