Krokodil is a street version of desomorphine, an opiate that's 3 times more powerful and 10 times cheaper than heroin, and has become an epidemic in Russia. It's so named because regular users develop gangrenous, scaly skin resembling that of a crocodile. Krokodil is made with such toxic chemicals that it rots the flesh and bones of its users.
Krokodil (Desomorphine) Increasingly popular in Russia. "Since the home-made mix is routinely injected immediately with little or no further purification, "krokodil" has become notorious for producing severe tissue damage, phlebitis and gangrene, sometimes requiring limb amputation in long-term users."
The Facts About Krokodil - The flesh-rotting drug, Krokodil, first showed up in Siberia, Russia in 2000. Because it is cheaper, it has become a substitute for heroin. It has since spread to other countries.. Read more about this dangerous homemade drug... http://www.krokodildrug.com/the-facts-about-krokodil-desomorphine-drug-users/