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CVS expands no-Rx access to naloxone

CVS expands no-Rx access to naloxone

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has extended nonprescription access to the opioid overdose-reversal drug naloxone to five more states. CVS said Thursday that patients can now get the medication at CVS Pharmacy locations in Alabama, Alaska, Illinois, Missouri and West Virginia without a prescription, allowing CVS Pharmacy patients to access the medication without an individual

CVS to expand naloxone access to more states

CVS to expand naloxone access to more states

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health is expanding access to the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone to another eight states. The company said Monday that CVS Pharmacy stores in Connecticut, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Ohio, Virginia and Vermont will be able to dispense naloxone to patients in these states without a prescription by the end

Walgreens takes aim at Rx abuse

DEERFIELD, Ill. — In an effort to stem the misuse of prescriptions and the rising incidence of overdoses, Walgreen Co. recently announced the launch of a new initiative to combat drug abuse. Aligning with public and private sector campaigns, Walgreens is making opioid-overdose antidote naloxone available without a prescription in most of its stores. The

Walgreens sharpens aim at drug abuse

Walgreens sharpens aim at drug abuse

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Aligning with public- and private-sector efforts to fight drug abuse, Walgreens plans to make opioid-overdose antidote naloxone available without a prescription in most of its stores and deploy medication disposal receptacles in hundreds of stores. Walgreens launched the initiatives Tuesday in an event at its Washington, D.C., flagship store attended by White House

All CVS stores in Ohio to dispense naloxone without Rx

All CVS stores in Ohio to dispense naloxone without Rx

TOLEDO, Ohio — CVS Health plans to make the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone available without a prescription at all CVS/pharmacy stores in Ohio starting in late March. CVS announced the measure Monday at a press conference in Toledo with Michael Botticelli, White House national drug control policy director; Mike DeWine, Ohio’s attorney general; John