Woman becomes first named Briton to fall ill taking toxic opiate 'krokodil'

Woman becomes first named Briton to fall ill taking toxic opiate 'krokodil'

A woman has become the first named Briton to have fallen ill after taking “krokodil”, a homemade opiate 10 times stronger than morphine. The drug has been widely branded “flesh-eating” due to the potentially devastating side effects of intravenous use, which can include abscesses, dead tissue, and gangrene...