R.I. Expands Access to Naloxone, a Lifesaver in Opiate Overdoses

R.I. expands access to naloxone, a lifesaver in opiate overdoses
… providence journal. An overdose kit contains the nasal-spray form of naloxone, also known as Narcan, a life-saving drug that rapidly reverses the effects of opiate overdose. … All the symptoms of withdrawal happen immediately.” Naloxone is …
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Heroin and Painkiller Deaths Require Public Health Policies
In the U.S., Suboxone was FDA approved for office-based treatment of opiate dependence by general physicians in 2002, based on its safety profile and its combination of buprenorphine with naloxone, which causes withdrawal symptoms when injected rather …
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