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Walgreens Stocking Overdose Reversal Drug in Stores Nationwide, No Prescription Needed

As part of its “comprehensive national plan to combat drug abuse”, Walgreens is now stocking Narcan (Nalaxone), an FDA-approved nasal spray that helps reverse opioid overdoses, in all of its more than 8,000 pharmacies nationwide.  “By stocking Narcan in all our pharmacies, we are making it easier for families and caregivers to help their loved …

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Overdose Reversal Drug Has Saved Over 2,500 Lives in Under 3 Years in North Carolina

2,503 lives have been saved from death due to heroin or painkiller overdoses in North Carolina in under three years thanks to the state’s acceptance of the use of nalaxone (Narcan), according to the North Carolina Harm Reduction Center. Despite the incredible success rate of this drug, some states continue to refuse to allow its …

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