Opioid antidote Narcan can save lives, but sticker shock may stymie over-the-counter sales
The FDA is poised to ease access to the overdose antidote, but experts predict limited impact unless the price comes down.
sprays, doses they hand out to users at no cost. Prices for prescription Narcan vary widely, depending on insurance coverage — at one D.C. chain pharmacy this week, it was selling for $73 without insurance.nasal spray version of liquid naloxone, and both have emerged as crucial tools in combating opioid overdoses, which kill more than 100,000
Narcan’s manufacturer, Emergent BioSolutions, has declined to discuss how much it will charge when the FDA changes its classification so that kits
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$35.00 per dose? So this is the solution ?
Even over the counter, Narcan may be too costly to reach many drug usersThe FDA is poised to ease access to the overdose antidote Narcan, but experts predict limited impact unless the price comes down. Closing border saves lives Price gouging It is very expensive‼️Not accessible to majority of population
Schools stockpile Narcan as overdose deaths skyrocket: California mom blames Biden border policiesFourteen school districts in Orange County now have the overdose-reversing drug on hand as drugs continue to pour into the U.S. from the southern border. Duh! It’s been going on sense he came into office and not a single demon went to the border with the house I am shocked…a mom on FauxNews blaming Biden for something. 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 Busted Can’t Be Trusted
Cleveland Police K-9 given Narcan after fentanyl exposure during drug trafficking search warrantThe K-9 was taken to Westpark Animal Hospital after being administered 2mg of Narcan, Cleveland Police said.
Pa. counties that used bottom-up strategy reduced fatal opioid overdoses by nearly 1,800: studySome central Pa. counties use the approach.
Here’s how the Cherokee Nation is spending opioid settlement moneyCommunities around the US are rushing to spend billions in opioid settlement money paid out by Big Pharma. The Cherokee Nation is investing $100 million in treatment, harm reduction and a fight against stigma.
Chronic pain patients struggle to get opioid prescriptions filled, even as CDC eases guidelines | CNNMillions of people in the US living with chronic pain have struggled to get opioid prescriptions written and filled since 2016 CDC guidelines inspired laws cracking down on doctor and pharmacy practices. Yep and I’m one of them it blows when you crippling back pain and they give you meloxicam what a joke Have been bed ridden for weeks w a terrible hip/low back pain. Can’t sit or stand too long. Insurance has twice declined the LUMBAR MRI and it’s telling me to wait 21 days to appeal. Doctor’s advice Tylenol and modify my yoga practice. Which I have not done in weeks. AmbetterOH A nightmare …