WTF News: Flesh-Rotting Drug Surfaces in Arizona

A homemade drug that causes severe damage to the flesh has shown up in Arizona. Newsy reports that the drug, called Krokodil, had previously surfaced in Russia and it’s a disfiguring and possibly lethal mixture of codeine and hydrocarbons like oil, paint thinner, gasoline or alcohol.

Via Huffington Post:

According to doctors at Banner Poison Control Center, two cases of the drug have been reported in the state in the past week.

“As far as I know, these are the first cases in the United States that are reported… We’re extremely frightened,” Dr. Frank LoVecchio, the co-medical director at the center, told KLTV.

Users filter and boil the drug before injecting it. Although LoVecchio said users believe the process removes the impurities, they are wrong.

Once injected, the drug causes damage to blood vessels and tissue that cause flesh to rot from the inside out. The horrific sores that some users develop resemble crocodile skin, which lends the street drug its name. The average life expectancy of a krokodil user is about three years, according to KSAZ.

The main attraction is that it costs a lot less than heroin but produces a similar high. Yet you might want to google it to see what it does. The picture you see here is child’s play.

  • Celz

    Don’t Google this shyt yall.. The drug makes your flesh literally rot to the bone.. You might as well take a bullet to the dome before messin with this shyt..

    • I told dudes not to google it a while back….the images are hard to erase.

      • @Real_SirJamie

        LOL go ahead and google “Blue Waffle” again while they’re at it.

      • Matt Swan

        Man you were wrong for saying google that. BOTH are some NASTY things, one for sex, and the other to get a “cheap” high. I couldn’t imagine living life with either one of those.

      • Eli Pinilla

        I was gonna tell him to google the same shit…..nastiest thing I seen in my life!!!!!

      • brotha_man

        yeah im still throwing up.

        *pulled my old D.A.R.E t-shirt from an old box in the basement, puts it on*

      • Matt Swan

        Take a look at the Blue Waffle that Look at me King mentioned. That is some ROUGH ish to deal with

      • brotha_man

        wtf!!! *throwing up*

      • hoeyuno

        haha no doubt.

    • hoeyuno

      Why would anybody take a drug that could possibly do this…….that’s fucced!!!

      • O please, if a b!tch like Miley Cyrus used this drug everybody would be doing it…

  • Guest

    Another bubonic plague in the making.

  • You all are going to kill me, but why does the first person who come to mind is rapper DMX?…LOL

  • Lamar Star

    Too bad that sh*t doesn’t give you super powers, just makes you look like a mutant. Smh

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  • Thenatural503

    Let these losers use it. Anyone who uses these man made drugs like Meth Kroc deserve to die. I couldn’t possible care less if each one of these people die from using it. Population control.

  • eddieknucks

    Once they start using, they can’t stop. There like a less than 10% recovery rate. They live for two years top. Went to a seminar about the shit two years ago. Surprised it took this long to get here. There is also a rash of folks having their extremities die and rot off by ingesting cocaine that has been cut with levamisole. Nasty stuff.

    • Nemo hos

      That’s why I stick to juana

  • johnblacksad

    I hope for them that it’s worth the high…

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  • chosenxeno

    Oh god it’s here. These kids are so stupid. I remember watching the documentary about this years ago. If you are dumb enough to shoot up with some shit that makes the skin fall off your bones, you don’t deserve help. You deserve every bit of suffering, that comes with such a foolish decision.

  • soyhiphop

    weed n liquor my drugs of choice

  • { Crocodile coming Soon } { Pepsi ~ Money }