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Stigma related to illicit drug use is preventing some people from accessing the life-saving overdose medicine naloxone, new research shows La Trobe Professor Suzanne Fraser said naloxone is proven to …

The newly listed nasal spray version of naloxone will also be made available as an option for the take home naloxone pilot A nasal spray form of naloxone, a medicine …

Pharmacist allegedly threatens doctor for hurting his business; Canadian pharmacist facing discipline over alleged door-to-door distribution of naloxone kits; woman criticises pharmacists over morning-after pill judgement Bangalore, India: A pharmacist …

How willing are community pharmacists to be trained about naloxone and opioid overdose prevention? New Australian research published in Science Direct found there is significant interest in attending such training, …

Who should be offered naloxone? The range of patients may be wider than some health professionals and patients think, writes Carlene McMaugh Naloxone is an important medicine for preventing toxicity …

As flu grips the country, it’s been a busy week in pharmacy… There have been significant concerns about availability of the flu vaccine, with newly reappointed Health Minister Greg Hunt …

Obstacles still blocking OTC naloxone supply in Australian community pharmacies  While over the counter supply of naloxone is currently allowed in Australia, new research suggests the opportunity is yet to …

Opioid volume drops in the US; first US state gets online naloxone; England gets first click-and-collect meds lockers in supermarkets US: The United States saw a 17% fall in prescription …

Almost all Pakistani pharmacies have no pharmacist; pharmacist in US$200 million health care fraud indictment; is “hub and spoke” making a comeback in the UK? Pakistan: While 15,000 pharmacists remain …

PBAC reveals the latest raft of new recommendations made on PBS drugs The latest recommendations made by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee have been released, with new listings for naloxone …

The Health Minister has announced a commitment of $7.2 million to pilot a take-home naloxone program in Australia – but there’s no mention of pharmacy This week Greg Hunt announced …

The “lifesaving” and easy-to-use opioid reversal agent is now available for OTC purchase in pharmacies Pharmacists and doctors have welcomed the availability of the first intranasal naloxone spray in Australia. …