Acetyl-Fentanyl is an opioid analgesic substance that is an analogue of Fentanyl. It's potency is roughly ~6.67 times that of Morphine. Making it ~15 times less potent than its parent compound Fentanyl.

History

Not much is currently known about the history of Acetyl-fentanyl, except that it was discovered around the same time as fentanyl, and has no currently acceptable medical use. Side effects of Acetyl-Fentanyl and other Fentanyl analogues are similar to those of Fentanyl.

Dosage

Oral
Light 2-4 mg
Common 4-6 mg
Strong 6-10 mg+
Insufflated
Light 1-3 mg
Common 3-5 mg
Strong 5-7 mg+

NOTE: ~3.75mg Freebase = ~125ug Fentanyl IV = ~10mg Morphine IV'd.


Duration

Oral
Onset 10-20 minutes
Total 3-4 hours
Insufflated
Onset 5-10 minutes
Total 1-2 hours

Effects

Postive

  • Analgesia
  • Euphoria
  • Feelings of relaxation

Neutral

  • Sedation
  • Changes in focus, attention

Negative

  • Respiratory depression
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Dry Mouth
  • Somnolence
  • Confusion
  • Weakness
  • Sweating
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Nervousness
  • Anxiety
  • Urinary retention
  • Hallucinations


Harm Reduction

As Acetyl-Fentanyl is fairly potent, proper weighing of doses is essential, as well as proper identification of the substance.

  • Avoid driving and operating heavy machinery
  • Risk of Post-acute withdrawal effects
  • Strong addiction potential due to short effects
  • Risk of overdose/death


There has been multiple fatalities regarding this substance.

  • Europe

Between 2013 and August 2015 there has been 32 confirmed in four European member states. Germany (2), Poland (1), Sweden (27) and the United Kingdom (2)

  • Russia

Twelve deaths have been associated with Acetyl-Fentanyl in Russia since 2012.

  • USA

In July 2015 the DEA informed about 52 confirmed fatalities involving Acetyl-Fentanyl in the United States between 2013 and 2015.



Interactions

Check out our Drug Combinations page and chart for interactions and combinations of common drugs.

LD50The dosage of a substance at which 50% of the exposed subjects does not survive. To estimate the LD50 for humans, tests are conducted on non-human subjects.

The LD50The dosage of a substance at which 50% of the exposed subjects does not survive. To estimate the LD50 for humans, tests are conducted on non-human subjects. of acetlyfentanyl is 9.3 mg/kg in mice

Legal status

  • United States: Acetyl-Fentanyl is a Schedule 1 controlled substance as of May 2015.
  • Canada: As an analogue of Fentanyl, Acetyl-Fentanyl is a Schedule 1 controlled substance.
  • China: As of October, 2015 Acetyl-Fentanyl is a controlled substance in China.
  • Switzerland: Acetyl-Fentanyl is illegal in Switzerland as of December 2015.
  • United Kingdom: Acetyl-Fentanyl was made a class A drug as an analogue of Fentanyl in 1986.

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