PREVENTING OVERDOSE DEATHS: 5 things to know about naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal drug

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 115 Americans on average die each day as a result of an opioid overdose. The lifesaving power behind naloxone has prompted new guidelines and practices to make the drug easier to obtain, administer and afford. Here are five things you need to know:

5 things to know about naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal drug

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About the author : Tammy Whaley

Tammy E. Whaley is the executive director of the South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society (SCOMS).

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