Carfentanil – June 26, 2019 [Drug Alert]

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Increase in Carfentanil in Ontario confirmed by the Ministry of Health.

What is carfentanil?

Carfentanil is a very toxic opioid that is significantly more potent than fentanyl and people who use carfentanil may be at high risk of overdose.


Prevent opioid overdose / save lives:

Overdose symptoms include:

For a free naloxone kit, contact The Point at Public Health Sudbury & Districts, Réseau Access Network, Sudbury Action Centre for Youth (SACY) or ask your local pharmacist.


This item was last modified on June 27, 2019