The FDA has approved the overdose-reversing drug Narcan for over-the-counter sales


The opioid overdose reversal drug Narcan (shown here at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Charleston in Charleston, W.Va., on Sept. 6, 2022) has been approved for over-the-counter sales.

It could take months before Narcan, the brand name for naloxone, is available for purchase without a prescription, the Food and Drug Administration said.

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