DPH issues alert addressing overdoses related to counterfeit Xanax/Percocet pills

The Georgia Department of Public Health distributed the following alert…

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has been alerted to a possible cluster of overdoses related to counterfeit pills which may be sold as Xanax or Percocet and contain fentanyl. These counterfeit pills may be driving increased overdoses in Richmond County, the Coastal Health District, and the Northwest Health District. There is also limited evidence that these counterfeit pills may be in other areas across Georgia. If you are seeing unusual overdose activity or suspect the presence of possible counterfeit pills in your area, please call the Georgia Poison Center at 800.222.1222 or contact the Drug Surveillance Unit at ga.opioidprogram@dph.ga.gov.

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