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Illicit drug combo found in B.C.'s north, officials say it could impede naloxone

Illicit drug combo found in B.C.'s north, officials say it could impede naloxone

Windsor City council voted unanimously to direct the fire service to start carrying naloxone nasal spray kits.

It was unanimous. Windsor City Council voted to have its firefighters carry naloxone, the drug that reverses some of the effects of an opioid overdose. We'll hear some of yesterday's discussion at 6:12 Tune to 97.5fm or 91.9fm or stream live here -

Should all Windsor first responders, police, firefighters and paramedics, carry naloxone? We'll ask @wr  Hospital ER and trauma physician Paul Bradford at 7:40. Tune to 97.5fm in Windsor or 91.9fm in Leamington or stream live here -

Aberdeen Alcohol and Drugs Action welcomes news on naloxone kits

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Drug users in Scotland will be given the anti-overdose drug Naloxone in take-home kits

In 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic crews administered naloxone, the drug that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, 1,404 times. In 2020, naloxone was administered 2,683 times by the service.

The drug comes with a sign that reads “Naloxone found here,” for business owners to hang in their window.

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2. Biden-Harris can lower drug prices for millions by producing key drugs like insulin, naloxone, hepatitis C drugs, and EpiPens at low costs using the federal government's existing authority to bypass patents for pressing public health needs.

In a 5-year experience with an unsanctioned safe site where people could inject drugs, there were 10,514 injections and 33 opioid overdoses. All the overdoses were reversed with naloxone, and none resulted in death. Combined stimulant and opioid use increased over time.

We're partnering to offer colleges 40K doses of #naloxone , a lifesaving drug that can reverse opioid overdose.

Proud @ClintonFdn  boosts access to Naloxone--to stop the epidemic we need community-based prevention & treatment.

Two men found overdosing were saved by a resident with naloxone and volunteer trash collectors in the West Baltimore.

In the midst of the worst drug overdose crisis in US history, a pharmaceutical company Kaleo increased the price sixfold for their version of the life-saving drug, Naloxone. The greed of Big Pharma is killing Americans and it has got to stop.

We're partnering to offer colleges 40K doses of #naloxone , a lifesaving drug that can reverse opioid overdose.

"No one should die of an opioid overdose in 2017" @ChelseaClinton  on increasing access to lifesaving #naloxone :

Helping: ✔ 2.9M+ U.S. kids access preventive health care ✔ 20M+ U.S. students get healthier meals ✔ All U.S. high schools access naloxone

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The opioid epidemic claims 78 lives each day. We must ensure lifesaving drugs, such as naloxone, are accessible to those who need them.

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