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Fentanyl Poisoning

You Don't Take Fentanyl.
Fentanyl Takes You.

Fake vs. Real. See The Difference

Never trust your own eyes to determine if a pill is legitimate. The only safe medications are ones prescribed by a trusted medical professional and dispensed by a licensed pharmacist. Below is a front of a Fake Xanax® vs. Authentic Xanax®.

Fake prescription pill next to a real prescription pill. In comparison the fake pill looks perfectly pressed. Whereas the real pill has rough lines in the branding.

What’s Your Pill Trying to Hide?

If you found your pills online or through social media–know you’re taking a deadly risk. 

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Are unaware that fentanyl is being used to create fake pills. 

7 out of 10

Pills bought on the streets contain lethal doses of fentanyl

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In 2021 in PA involve fentanyl according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

What Does Fentanyl Poisoning Look Like?

the majority of cases, the signs of a fentanyl overdose appear very similar to other opioid overdoses. However, atypical overdose symptoms due to fentanyl have been reported, including:

Immediate blue or grey lips


Body stiffening/seizure like activity


Foaming at the mouth


Confusion before becoming unresponsive

Fake Pills Kill.

Fake is Real is a fentanyl awareness campaign in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid analgesic that is similar to morphine but is 50 to 100 times more potent and killing teens at an alarming rate. 


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Deterra® Drug Deactivation System Pouches provide safe, convenient and permanent disposal of unused, expired or unwanted medications at home or in a clinical setting. Plant-based Deterra Pouches use organic proprietary activated carbon to deactivate drugs and prevent future environmental contamination. If you're requesting more than 3 Deterra Pouches, please refer to the take-back drop box locations at prdddap.pwpca.pa.gov.
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Pennsylvania Lawmakers Push for Stronger Penalties for Fentanyl Distribution

Northampton County’s Fake Is Real fentanyl awareness campaign continues to educate and inform the public about the deadly fentanyl crisis facing the community. However, with some help from state senators in Harrisburg, new proposed legislation could spur even greater awareness and more importantly, help prevent youth from obtaining these drugs.

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