October 4, 2023

By Tanaz Meghjani, Bloomberg Information

Narcan, an emergency opioid overdose reversal remedy, will quickly be out there at U.S. pharmacies with no prescription for about $45. The Meals and Drug Administration permitted Emergent BioSolutions Inc.’s spray for over-the-counter use in March. It’s the primary opioid antidote to be out there with no prescription, which is able to ease entry for hundreds of sufferers and their households.

Right here’s what it is advisable find out about it:

Does Narcan work on heroin and fentanyl overdoses?

Narcan nasal spray is a lifesaving remedy for individuals who overdose on opioids, together with fentanyl and heroin.