PHE issues rare alert over illicit prescription drugs

Public Health England issued the alert to drug treatment services and healthcare providers about illicit tablets sold as benzodiazepines, such as Xanax and diazepam. Most of the tablets causing concern are blue and can stain people’s mouths, while some are marked or known as DAN 5620, T-20, TEM 20, Bensedin and MSJ. See also: Covid-19 drives risks in the US illicit benzodiazepines market.