(USA) It’s about to get easier to access affordable naloxone

Delayed by shipping wait times and packaged in nondescript cardboard, 100,000 doses of Pfizer’s injectable drug were delivered Wednesday by a driver who steered two massive pallets into an unassuming warehouse that is home to the newly created nonprofit Remedy Alliance, which is expected to distribute mass amounts of the drug that reverses opioid overdoses to smaller community groups. Eliza Wheeler, one of the founders of Remedy Alliance, took in the scene of the shoulder-high stacks.

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(USA) For the First Time, Harm Reduction Gets a Naloxone of Its Own

On August 1, Remedy Alliance/For the People, formerly known as the Opioid Safety and Naloxone Network Buyers Club, launched its online store and and began processing orders for injectable naloxone. It will fill them not only through its long-standing contract with Pfizer, but also through a second naloxone manufacturer, which Remedy Alliance cofounders confirmed to Filter is Hikma Pharmaceuticals.

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Edinburgh Cabbies to Carry Naloxone

Cab drivers for Edinburgh’s Central Taxis have agreed to carry naloxone as part of a campaign to reduce drug deaths… As well as drivers carrying the opioid overdose reversal drug, one of the taxis will be emblazoned – inside and out – to carry the #StopTheDeaths message.

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