Zeroing in on Xylazine: The First 100 Days After U.S. Emerging Threat Designation


This special edition of our Millennium Health Signals Report found that the powerful, veterinary tranquilizer xylazine—also known as “tranq”—was detected in urine drug tests from every region of the country, with the highest rates in the Eastern U.S., supporting the White House designation of fentanyl adulterated with xylazine as a national emerging threat.
The report also includes:
  • Regional and state analysis of xylazine detection in fentanyl-positive specimens
  • Comparison of additional illicit and non-prescribed drug detection rates in fentanyl-positive specimens with and without xylazine