Xylazine is a non-opioid tranquilizer used in veterinary medicine and is increasingly found as an adulterant in the illicit drug supply. Researchers, public health officials, and community leaders are working to address xylazine in prevention, clinical care, and overdose prevention.
Addiction is a medical condition that affects the brain and changes a person's behavior. The medical term for a drug or alcohol addiction is a substance use disorder (SUD).
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