Government Considers Overdose Antidote, Naloxone, to Fight Prescription Drug Misuse

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has for the first time advocated considering the distribution of the naloxone, an overdose antidote, as a way to curb the rising toll of overdose deaths in America.

The director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Dr. Nora Volkow, has said that the drug should be available without a prescription.

http://healthland.time.com/2012/04/27/government-considers-overdose-antidote-naloxone-to-fight-prescription-drug-misuse/

Source: Healthland.Time.com – April 27, 2012

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