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FDA approves Naloxone over-the-counter, stores to see Narcan branded items

Posted on AllSides March 29th, 2023
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WAYNE COUNTY, MICH. (CBS DETROIT)- Wednesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Narcan, an overdose-reversing nasal spray, for over-the-counter, non-prescription sale. The FDA green light marks the first naloxone product approved for use without a prescription. In due time, Narcan treatments will appear in grocery stores and pharmacies. CBS News Detroit talked with Wayne State Professor of Pharmacy Dr. Victoria Tutag Lehr. Lehr, says as of recent times she and her pharmacy colleagues have been expecting an announcement similar to Wednesday's. "We were anticipating this in the addiction medicine...

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