The increasing mixing of xylazine, a horse tranquilizer, with fentanyl has created a dangerous drug cocktail designated as an emerging threat in the United States. Xylazine can make fentanyl more dangerous and addictive in several ways. Clinicians in oral-health care, including dentists and dental hygienists, should be aware of the dangers of xylazine and fentanyl combinations and take steps to protect their patients. Learn more in this episode of Medical History Mysteries.Thumbnail background image copyright 203013836 © Iryna Shatilova | Dreamstime.com
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