Mac Miller & Fentanyl: Why The Drug That Killed The Rapper Is So Deadly – Doctor Explains

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Hollywood Life—The results of Mac Miller’s autopsy have been released and the late rapper had the dangerous opioid fentanyl in his system when he died. A doctor tells us why the drug is so deadly.

Fentanyl: Drug That Killed Mac Miller, Prince and Tom Petty Has Long History of Abuse. Mac Miller’s Sept. 7 has been officially ruled an accidental overdose due to multiple drug toxicity including fentanyl, the same opiate that was the cause of Tom Petty‘s death on Oct. 2, 2017 and Prince‘s death on April 21, 2016. While fentanyl may not be as immediately familiar to many people as more commonly cited drugs like Percocet or Oxycontin, addiction expert and founder of Origins Behavioral Healthcare, Ben Levenson, told PEOPLE the extremely powerful, synthetic opiate isn’t...