Dr. Valerie Prince Pharm.D., BCPS, FAPHA, professor of pharmacy practice at Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy who has taught drug abuse lectures for over 20 years and published drug abuse articles, returns to Healthy Dose® to discuss ways to help those who are suffering from drug abuse as well as who to contact, if you should try to handle it yourself as well as discussing about the new emergency naloxone injection/nasal spray for opiod overdose.
Listen now below to Tuesday’s new Healthy Dose® episode which aired on 4-18-17 at 5pm on WVSU FM91.1 Birmingham! #healthydose #samfordpharmacy #WVSU #drugabuse #opiods #naloxoneinjection #naloxone #emergency #savelives
DID YOU KNOW?
Any family member/friend of a patient or the patient themself can receive a Naloxone Injection/Nasal Spray at the pharmacy without a written prescription due to the standing order of the Alabama Health Officer Dr. Thomas Miller who has signed an agreement into practice through 2019. There is required documentation that must be filled out by your pharmacy and yourself and determine the price through your insurance company. Follow this link below find the standing order and the proper documentation that is needed to obtain the injection or nasal spray.