Watch video · The injectable drug made infamous across Russia for its terrifying flesh-eating properties may have recently shown up on America's East Coast for the first time. An overdose patient found all but rotting alive in Manchester, New Hampshire last week told responders he believed he'd been injecting the drug krokodil. Jan 10, · Like most monster stories, this tale of what CNN calls a “flesh-eating zombie drug” stalking the land does not appear to be true, as some reporters have begun to recognize. Yet others continue to hype an American krokodil craze that seems to exist only in the fevered imaginations of anti-drug. Oct 16, · A flesh-eating drug that turns people into zombie-like creatures seems to have made its way to the United States.