Photo by Public Health Seattle & King County shows pentanyl-containing pills sold in the streets of Seattle. Six of the seven were transported to hospitals and none of the victims died of an overdose. They did not immediately know what drugs were used for overdose, but according to the first answers, some victims report heroin injection, and others ̵
1; a lethal pill that is fentanyl.
Due to an overdose, public health calls for illegal drug users to exercise caution and not only to use drugs. They suggest that naloxone be ready, start low and slow down (use a small amount before continuing), call 911 as soon as you suspect overdose and seek treatment for drug abuse.
If you are struggling with addiction, you can get help at 1-866-780-1511.