Tianeptine, or “gas station heroin,” is an addictive and potentially deadly opioid. But unlike other opioids, it can be found on store shelves, where anyone can walk in and buy it. An addiction explains the facts about this dangerous substance.
Now that the U.S. FDA has approved Narcan as an over-the-counter medicine, it’s important to understand the steps for using it for opioid overdose. An ambulatory care pharmacist explains.
An ambulatory care pharmacist explains the steps to take when someone overdoses so you can be better equipped to save a life.
In an attempt to prevent fatal opioid overdoses, Narcan is now accessible as an over-the-counter medicine, thanks to FDA approval. Here’s what to expect from the change.