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The FDA approves the overdose-reversing drug Narcan for over-the-counter sales

The overdose-reversing drug Narcan could soon be available to buy over the counter without a prescription, the Food and Drug Administration announced last week. The FDA's approval of the nasal spray Narcan - the brand name for the drug naloxone - means the medication could be more widely available across the U.S. as the country continues to grapple with an opioid epidemic.

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Published: Monday, April 3, 2023