Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is up to 100 times more powerful than morphine. It leads to more overdoses than even heroin, in part because fentanyl is sometimes mixed with other drugs, causing users to take it unknowingly.
Fentanyl Term Timeline in Dopesick
The timeline below shows where the term Fentanyl appears in Dopesick. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...one in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Janine Underwood is the executive director. Janine’s son, Bobby, died of fentanyl in June of 2015, after several years of going in and out of treatment and... (full context)