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    Medical Alert Clips By Dr. Rosen

    As a service to the community, Dr. Eli Rosen and Neshamos filmed a series of 6 clips about fentanyl, overdose, drug addiction and naloxone. Video

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    Medical student
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    Medical student

    In regards to the synergistic effect of alcohol combined with opiates, it is worthy to mention that the presenting symptom of constricted “pinpoint pupils” may not be evident. If you see someone that you even remotely suspect is under the influence of opiates, and you have access to Naloxone, administer it ASAP. Then stand back and get some distance as patients tend to become violent.

    Residents
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    Residents

    Where do we get fentanl? How do we protect against it if we don’t know where it is?

    Neshamos.org
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    Neshamos.org

    Fentanyl is a highly potent form of synthetic opiate. Makers of illegal street drugs, such as heroin, cocaine and Oxys have begun mixing them into their product to increase potency. Often the amount they mix in is a lethal dose. This has caused the recent increase around the country in accidental overdoses by drug users who are unaware that what they were taking was laced with fentanyl.
    Please do not take anything unless prescribed by a lisenced physician.

    Thank You
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    Thank You

    Dr Rosen,

    Thank you so much for all that you do for this community!

    Ch resident
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    Ch resident

    Tell this to the entertainment industry. We are victims to the entertainers who use drugs. Look at what goes on by these big Simchas. Outside the halls you can smell the drug use too. What is being done to CRACK-DOWN no pun intended besides a video. We need real action. A video is only a bandaid. when you need to stop the rise of drug use videoes are insufficient except to say I told you so.

    Not exactly accurate
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    Not exactly accurate

    1. “Makers of illigal street drugs such as oxys”? There is a difference between a prescription opiate and an illicit one. 2. Unfortunately most people who purchase fentanyl or opiates containing fentanyl are not unaware. The nature of the addiction drives people to stronger harder bigger doses. 3. My own doctor’s office wrote me so many RX’s for pain killers I never requested and they never asked from appointment to appointment if I used them all. Thanks to them I have been in recovery for decade. 4. This is the naive approach that there is not already an opioid problem… Read more »

    with the old breed
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    with the old breed

    Sorry to say it is not just our children at risk. Please read your meds before you all just take another one!

    Measles
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    Measles

    What does Dr. Rosen say about vaccinations?

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