Cocaine adulterated with protonitazene

by | 3 Jul, 2024

The Victorian Department of Health has issued a Drug Alert for protonitazene.

“A white powder sold in Melbourne as cocaine contains the potent opioid ‘protonitazene.

Protonitazene is a novel synthetic opioid that can produce life-threatening toxic effects in very small amounts”


Includes a downloadable copy of the alert for distribution

Pharmacotherapy Area-Based Networks