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How pharmacists are becoming the first line of defence against opioid overdoses

How pharmacists are becoming the first line of defence against opioid overdoses

. “I have had patients I’ve trained who’ve used kits to save people’s lives in the community.” “People who are concerned a friend or loved one could overdose on opioid drugs like heroin or fentanyl can turn to their pharmacists for help. Since June 24, kits containing naloxone – a drug that reverses overdose effects […]

How to use a Naloxone opioid overdose kit

How to use a Naloxone opioid overdose kit

. The kits are available prescription-free at Ont pharmacies. Could you use one in an emergency? . Since anti-overdose kits for opioids were made available in pharmacies in June 2016, Ontario’s ministry of health has distributed 12,000 Naloxone packages to more than 1,400 locations across the province. Here’s what pharmacists at the Canadian Addiction Treatment […]

Macklemore, Ryan Lewis, Leon Bridges performs on AMA’s

Macklemore, Ryan Lewis, Leon Bridges performs on AMA’s

A new song about prescription drug addiction.