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ER Doctors Still Avoid Prescribing Sublocade to OD Victims

Medication-Assisted Treatment, also known as MAT, is considered the golden standard in treatment for opioid addiction. The federal government has encouraged the use of MAT, including Suboxone, Sublocade, and Methadone, in people with opioid use disorder (OUD). Yet studies show that doctors who work in the Emergency Room are reluctant to supply people with OUD

2020-05-21T16:43:39+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , |
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Study Shows Narcan is Most Effect Opioid-Antagonist

A research study recently released by NIDA (the National Institute on Drug Abuse) found that improvised medical devices that deliver naloxone intranasally are significantly less effective when it comes to administering high enough doses of the opioid-antagonist drug. Narcan injections and FDA-approved nasal naloxone, the research shows, tend to apply the correct dosages correctly more

2019-04-05T12:22:45+00:00Tags: , , , , , |
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Gray Death: An FAQ for Everyone

Gray death is a drug that has been making its rounds on the street from the East Coast to the Midwest, and unfortunately, more overdose cases are on the rise due to this deadly street drug. Considered to be one of the deadliest drugs to ever hit the streets in the US, experts describe its

2017-10-30T04:38:40+00:00Tags: , , , |
  • potential spice overdose antidotes

Researcher Finds Potential Spice O.D. Antidote

Prison systems all over the world have to deal with illicit drug use, but smuggling has become even easier with the variety of drugs that have become available on the street. This made prisons an ideal place for drug dealers to distribute the synthetic drug Spice. Originally marketed over the counter as a “synthetic cannabinoid”,

2017-10-25T05:06:44+00:00Tags: , , , |
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Nasal Naloxone Overdose Kit Recalled

Teleflex Medical, the manufacturer of the nasal naloxone kits used by first responders and others nationwide to reverse overdoses from heroin and prescription painkillers, has issued a nationwide recall. Why is the Nasal Naloxone Kit Under Recall? The recall, announced earlier this week, affects the atomizers only, which are used to administer the drug as

2017-01-18T21:31:53+00:00Tags: , , , , , |
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