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IN Health & Fitness ON 18 Feb, 2016
The effects of drugs on the human body is not something new to anyone who is even a bit aware of what happens around him/her in the world.
But of all the drugs that can have unimaginable consequences, the Zombie drug, Krokodil, seems to take the crown. Scroll down to know the scary effects it has on our body.
Krokodil is injected intravenous, it damages the veins close to the surface. This means that the user has to search for a new space on the body every time s/he wants to get high.
The drug affects the fascia, skin and muscle tissue deep inside while gangrene begins to set in. Veins are prone to permanent damage, and small pockets of the drug and pooling blood under the skin give rise to a hematoma.
Users usually suffer from more than the effects of the drug, as they end up with diseases that come from sharing needles and not being hygienic.
A serious side-effect of the drug is the rotting of tissue, which is known as gangrene. The damage can't be contained by the veins and spreads through circulation.
Wondering what the gray tissue is? It is receding bone. Teeth and the jaw become like this causing the user to look like a skeleton.
One more extreme effect of the drug is that the parts of the body will simply start to fall off from gangrene. As the user runs out of sites to inject the drug, more and more tissue will start to disintegrate.
The body naturally rejects dead and decaying parts, and so the necrotic skin and nearby tissue will cause inflammation and eat away at whatever is in its path. This is why they call it the 'zombie drug.' It makes you a total zombie.