Narcan (Naloxone) Approved for Over-the-Counter Use
As of March 29, 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Narcan, 4 mg. naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray for non-prescription use. The brand name Narcan was first approved by…Read More
What’s Killing the 18-45 Age Group?
Opioid overdose is the leading cause of death in 18-45 year-olds, with 70% from the synthetic opioid fentanyl. Every 8.57 minutes, someone dies from an opioid overdose. Rahul Gupta, Director…Read More
What is Pink Cocaine?
A new lipstick that plumps your lips. A parfum from a French designer. Name of a new paint for a girl’s nursery. None of the above. Here’s The Real Answer…Read More
Why Can’t Fentanyl Strips Be Available Everywhere?
93,000 people died due to drug overdoses last year. That figure is 21,000 more than in 2019. The drug most responsible for these deaths is a synthetic opioid fentanyl. Fifty…Read More
It all Started with Pain Killers!
“It all started with pain Killers” If your child had a sports injury in the 90’s and was given a new “miracle” drug for pain called Oxycontin, developed in the…Read More
CDC Provisional Counts of 2021 Addiction Are Released Today, And They ARE Sobering!
The U.S. Covoid pandemic did a number on overdose deaths – 93,000 last year, to be exact, according to CDC figures released today on drug-related deaths occurring within the fifty…Read More
What is Fentanyl? Why is it soooo Deadly?
Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that’s approved for treating severe pain such as advanced cancer pain. It is also used as an anaesthetic. If you have ever had a colonoscopy…Read More