An infographic showing how the September 22, 2022 US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Guidance operates to remove barriers to access for harm reduction programs. Special thanks to: Alliance For The People, Remedy, and Nabarun Dasgupta. Infographic On 2022 Fda Naloxone Distribution Guidance. 2022. https://doi.org/10.17615/xhfz-6m65
From 2016 to 2021, naloxone prescriptions dispensed from pharmacies increased from almost 134,000 to nearly 1.2 million prescriptions.
Updated August 2017
Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service, VADM Jerome Adams, MD
Discussing Naloxone for Opioid Safety
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