A string of hospital visits this weekend in Fort William, UK led to one arrest. The DailyRecord.co.uk.com, reported "Health chief's warning after dodgy valium pills put 13 people in the hospital." These 13 suffered extreme reactions to a pill they took, thinking it was valium.
Most of the victims were men between ages of 19-24. All were admitted to Belford Hospital in fort William after taking the tablets. Two still remain under observation. STV.com reported that the symptoms of this reaction included unconsciousness, lack of responsiveness, nausea, and dizziness.
Last night the media issued a warning against these tablets, urging the public not to take medications that were not prescribed by their own doctor. STV.com reported these pills were reported to be blue or brown with letters on one side, and are thought to be "unprescribed illicit pills". By this time, 14 had been admitted to the hospital.
According to Scotsman.com, 22-year-old man is due in court tomorrow, accused of dealing a "rogue batch of Valium" in relation to these hospitalizations. An investigation was launched after 14 people ended up hospitalized after having an "extreme reaction" to these rogue Valium.
This picture was included in several of the warnings put out about this "rogue Valium."
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