Various reports from law enforcement have alert the public to overdoses events related to counterfeit pills bought on the street. The tablets have been described as a small, round, blue pill with K9 stamped into it. According to police, the pills had been bought as “Oxy” – a common nickname for OxyContin, oxycodone or Percocet, all opioid-based pain medications.
The reports have been from Minnesota, Hawaii, California, Pennsylvania, and Washington.
The various reports have confirmed that the tablets have contained either carfentanil or fentanyl.« Back to Glossary Index