A major drugmaker plans to sell overdose-reversal nasal spray Narcan over the counter
Brain Mann | NPR
Dec. 13, 2022
Drug maker Emergent BioSolutions is seeking approval from the Food and Drug Administration to sell Narcan over the counter, without need for a prescription.
The medication, an easy-to-use nasal spray version of the drug naloxone, has a strong track record reversing deadly opioid overdoses, which have soared in recent years largely because of the spread of fentanyl.