News of Federal Approval of OTC Naloxone

A person holding a Narcan nasal inhaler up close for the camera.

 In the wake of the news surrounding the FDA approval for Narcan, a nasal version of the overdose reversal medication naloxone to be sold over the counter, WCCO reached out to CTO Founder & Executive Director, Colleen Ronnei.

“Even if somebody has been using cocaine, or meth, or they’ve taken a pill they think is Adderall or ecstasy, they can potentially be revived by this. Because fentanyl can be in a lot of those substances now, unfortunately,” Ronnei said. 

This step is a big step for the country. CTO has always maintained that the life saving medication, naloxone, should be made widely available. Read the story in its entirety.

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