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Albertsons offers increased access to Naloxone

Albertsons offers increased access to Naloxone

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. announced that more than 1,600 of its pharmacies across 21 states have pharmacists with the ability to independently provide naloxone, a medication used to reverse the impacts of an opioid overdose, and to educate patients and caregivers about its use. These pharmacies are located under store banners Acme, Albertsons, Carrs,

Cardinal Health begins donation of 80,000 doses of Narcan

Cardinal Health begins donation of 80,000 doses of Narcan

DUBLIN, Ohio— Today, as part of its Opioid Action Program, Cardinal Health began rolling out its donation of more than 80,000 doses of Narcan, (naloxone HCI) Nasal Spray 4mg, to community organizations who will distribute the life-saving overdose-reversal medication to first responders and law enforcement across Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia. Cardinal Health is

Cardinal Health zeroes in on opioid abuse

Cardinal Health zeroes in on opioid abuse

DUBLIN, Ohio — Building on its efforts to fight the opioid abuse epidemic, Cardinal Health Inc. has launched an initiative targeting one of the nation’s hardest-hit areas. Called the Opioid Action Program, the pilot will provide frontline tools to help thwart opioid abuse and support first responders the Appalachia region, including Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia, Cardinal

Walgreens stocks all pharmacies with Narcan Nasal Spray

Walgreens stocks all pharmacies with Narcan Nasal Spray

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is now carrying Adapt Pharma’s Narcan, a nasal spray form of opioid overdose antidote naloxone, in all of its more than 8,000 pharmacies nationwide. Walgreens said Tuesday it’s adopting Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations by educating patients about Narcan Nasal Spray when they are dispensed a controlled substance

Albertsons pharmacies expand access to naloxone

Albertsons pharmacies expand access to naloxone

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. is providing no-prescription access to opioid overdose antidote naloxone through its supermarket pharmacies in more than half of the states where it operates. The food and drug retailer said Thursday that nearly 3,000 of its pharmacists have been specially trained to administer Narcan, a naloxone nasal spray, as well as