Toxicologists in Phoenix are investigating the possibility of the flesh-eating drug Krokodil, also called Moonshine, having hit the U.S. It may have caused two people to be hospitalized in the past week. Once the the synthetic drug has been injected, it begins eating away at flesh. "If this is real ... I hope that it just dies very quickly," said Frank LoVecchio, co-director of the Banner Good Samaritan Poison and Drug Information Center. The ingredients in the drug—including phosphorus, paint thinner, gasoline, and hydrochloric acid—can be found at pharmacies and hardware stores. “Remnants of these chemicals deteriorate the skin,” LoVecchio said. “It is worrisome.” Uh, ya think?
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