Humans skin transforming into crocodile skin.A flesh-eating drug has appeared in the United States after first being discovered in Russia a decade ago. Krokodil, Russian for "crocodile," is a street drug used as a cheap substitute for heroin. The drug is referred to as "krokodil" because it causes sores, tissue damage and rough, scale-like appearance on the skin. Two cases involving the drug that surfaced at the Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix are alarming anti-drug advocates and medical personnel who fear use of krokodil might spread. When the facility warned other poison centers around the country about krokodil, some revealed they also had patients suffering from its apparent use, according to Dr. Frank LoVecchio, co-medical director at Banner Poison, Drug and Information Center. "This is up there as one of the craziest new trends I've seen," he said. "We've known about it in Russia, and we've known what it has done there. It's really decimated whole cities there." Krokodil is made up of several ingredients easily accessed at home improvement stores and pharmacies. The base of the drug is usually codeine. Pure codeine is extracted from its pill form and adulterated with chemicals to create a liquid substance that is later injected into the veins. The types of chemicals used by manufacturers vary. "Some of the chemicals they've used are very dangerous," LoVecchio said. "They've used things like hydrochloric acid. Some have used paint thinners, gasoline and other stuff that includes phosphorous." The acidity of the chemicals causes the body's fat and skin to "burn off and die," LoVecchio said. The presence of chemicals also makes the body more prone to infection. Immediate effects include visible scarring on the skin. Long-term effects are much worse. "Once you start using this drug on a daily basis, you could die within two years," he said. "Other reports are that death is probably due to overwhelming infection. Your body can't fight the infection." Leslie Bloom, CEO of DrugFreeAZ.org, said that despite the drug's dire consequences, krokodil use is not an outbreak to be fearful of. "We don't want the public to be alarmed," she said. "What we want them to be is aware that this is a trend. There are other drug trends, too, that we see from time to time, especially with the synthetic drugs. This is a good reminder and a teaching moment." According to Tommy Thompson, public information officer for the Phoenix Police Department, there are currently no existing arrests or law enforcement cases involving krokodil.
The Drug Krokodil is a cheaper version of Heroin and is easy to make. It first surfaced in Russia and now is appearing all around the world including North American countries the United States, Mexico and Canada. It rots your flesh from the inside mainly around the areas injected but also rot in various places. *NOTE the woman in the first scene suffers from necrotizing fasciitis and not krokodil although the symptoms are much alike.
There are highly destructive drugs in the world, but none approaches the level of addictiveness and physical destruction of desomorphine. In Russia, this drug is known as krokodil, because it makes some users’ flesh turn green and rough, like a crocodile’s skin. The drug is derived from an over-the-counter cough medication that contains codeine. This pill is processed at home using readily-available chemicals and solvents, employing a process similar to that of cooking methamphetamine. The result of this process is injected. Addiction often occurs after just one use. Recovery from this addiction is very difficult. The chemicals used are industrial grade, not medical grade, so they are highly contaminated with damaging substances. There is no filtering or purification of the final product before injection, meaning the addicts get the full effect of the pollutants. About a decade ago, Russian doctors began to notice strange wounds on the bodies of some drug addicts—patches of flesh turning dark and scaly, like a crocodile’s—in the hospitals of Siberia and the Russian Far East. It didn’t take them long to discover the cause: the patients had begun injecting a new drug they called, predictably, “krokodil.” (Some accounts suggest the name was derived from one of the drug’s precursor chemicals, alpha-chlorocodide.) The Video showing the effects of the “flesh-eating” drug—christened desomorphine. There are now alarming stories that the monster could be at large in the U.S. Keywords: krokodil, flash-eating drug, drug abuse, drug addiction, desmorphine, how to make krokodile, how to make desmorphine, effects of drug krokodile ********************************** Join the Club! SUBSCRIBE Today! New videos every day SUBSCRIBE Here: https://goo.gl/oFPRLw FOLLOW us on FACEBOOK: COMMING SOON FOLLOW us on TWITTER: COMMING SOON Visit our SHOP: https://www.etsy.com/shop/JerBrill?ref=hdr_shop_menu ********************************** Please help our channel grow by giving LIKES, sharing with friends and circles, adding comments and watching our videos. Thanks for watching everyone. ********************************** Interested in every kind of subject? Looking for cool top 10 lists? Then mo10ta is your what you were searching for! We make top ten lists from every kind of subjects like funny cats, interesting medical conditions or amazing touristic places. We want to keep you up to date to the worlds most interesting subjects. If you love top 10 list as much as we do, you should definietly subscribe.
Krokodil is the street name for desomorphine and has been called the deadliest drug on earth. A derivative of morphine it was originally used to treat sever pain in Switzerland and Russia. Desomorphine addiction was rampant since about 2010 in Siberia and Russia. To make the drug is cheap: It’s made from codeine and iodine from OTC medications and red phosphorus from match tips. The horrendous side effects include gangrene, blood clots, pneumonia, meningitis, blood infections bone infections, liver and kidney damage, brain damage and HIV/AIDS since it is injected.
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A photographer travels back to Russia to see how the deadly flesh eating drug, Krokodil, has affected the life of a recovering drug addict.
THIS ONE IS BETTER FOR SHARING: For years drugs have plagued the American society, destroying the lives . For years drugs have plagued the American society, destroying the lives of millions, and tearing families apart. FULL ARTICLE . If there is any drug I would hope you stay away from it's this Krokodil (Desomorphine).This stuff will eat you from the inside out Krokodil: Russia's Deadliest Drug . The Drug Krokodil is a cheaper version of Heroin and is easy to make. It first surfaced in Russia and now is appearing all around the world including North .
Description: I happened upon this girl while walking the dog I am taking care of for a tenant that is in jail on a Domestic Assault charge. Sadly, this is not an unusual sight on our public ways in these days of rampant drug use and abuse. My area of concern, the 700 Block of Main Street in Worcester, Massachusetts became infested with drug users and abusers because the only "wet" homeless shelter used to be located right next to the property that I manage. They finally moved the shelter last May, but the neighborhood had become a known place to score the drug of your choice during the time the shelter was located here. It still has that reputation in some circles. I have been bringing attention to the situation through this video series, and have installed an 8 Channel Surveillance system that videos the entire area 24/7. It records everything for 2500 hours, which is a long time. I made sure to post what my cameras see on You Tube and social media has made a positive impact, it seems like no one wants to be featured on the next video, and they have for the most part moved on to stay out of the spotlight. There are still some stragglers, here is one of them. Enjoy the video, I think it shows that we need as a society to get people that are obviously addicted into treatment and recovery programs.