Overdose rescue drug available



LIFELINE—This overdoes prevention kit from S.K.O.O.P. (Skills and Knowledge on Overdoes Pevention) include the drug naloxone.
Pharmacists throughout California may now provide the overdose rescue drug, naloxone, over the counter without a prescription.
On Jan. 27, the California State Board of Pharmacy’s new regulations for naloxone, which is sold under the brand name Narcan, went into effect.
“This will save lives,” said Stan Weisser, former board of pharmacy president. ...

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