A Deadly Synthetic Opioid Isotonitazene is Sweeping Across the Country

synthetic opioid isotonitazene

What is Isotonitazene? Iso is a synthetic opioid, meaning it is made in a lab rather than derived from a naturally occurring source like poppies. Scientists first discovered a related compound, etonitazene, in 1957. This was part of an ongoing search for promising new drugs. However, etonitazene was never approved for medical purposes due to […]