Fentanyl is 50 times stronger than heroin and 100 times stronger than morphine.
Walmart has agreed to pay $3.1 billion to settle lawsuits nationwide over the impact of the prescriptions its pharmacies filled for powerful prescription opioid painkillers.
Drug treatment experts are raising the alarm about claims made by the Bloomington Police chief Thursday about a form of fentanyl being "Narcan resistant."
The nation’s top public health agency on Thursday softened its guidelines for U.S. doctors prescribing oxycodone and other opioid painkillers.
The event provides a safe and convenient way to dispose of unneeded medications at more than 4,000 drop-off sites nationwide.
You’ve probably heard of it by now — rainbow fentanyl.
The colorful narcotics were seized by the Drug Enforcement Administration in 18 different states this month alone.
Robert Gilliam says he and his wife are putting drug dealers on notice after their 22-year-old daughter died from an overdose.
The Ohio counties convinced the jury that the three pharmacies played an outsized role in creating a public nuisance in the way they dispensed pain medication.
In a viral Facebook post, a Kentucky woman says she had to be hospitalized after picking up a dollar bill from the ground that she thinks was laced with the drug fentanyl.
GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert, a freshman representing Colorado’s 3rd district, is pushing to classify the synthetic opioid fentanyl as a weapon of mass destruction.
Police in Lorain, Ohio, shared a photo of a seized fentanyl pill pressed with what appears to look like the word “Tylenol.”
The nation’s top public health agency is proposing changing — and in some instances, softening — guidelines for doctors prescribing opioid painkillers.
An estimated 100,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in one year, topping deaths from car crashes, guns and even flu and pneumonia, CDC data shows.
The video tweeted out by the department shows officers’ response after friends called 911 to report the medical emergency.
As part of the deal, the drugmaker also agreed to end the manufacturing and distribution of opioids across New York and the rest of the nation.
Soldiers and police in Mexico have seized an industrial-scale meth and fentanyl lab that was so big it startled investigators.
A Hernando County deputy used Narcan to save a child’s life after he attempted suicide on New Year’s Eve.
A White House official says Trump has given the $100,000 he would be paid in the quarter to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health, which oversees federal public health offices and programs, including the surgeon general's office.
Taking what she sees as a potentially life-saving step in the aftermath of nine recent USC student deaths -- some of which are suspected of being drug overdoses -- the president of a university sorority said she hopes to make the overdose-reversal drug Narcan available to her members.