Opiate Overdose Drug Becomes Available Through Pharamcy; MHSC Offers Training Class

Opiate Overdose Drug Becomes Available Through Pharamcy; MHSC Offers Training Class

SWEETWATER COUNTY — Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County will present training for those who could benefit from having a dose of Naloxone on hand.

Naloxone is a prescription medication. However, this new law allows pharmacists to prescribe naloxone to individuals.

Anyone can go to the local pharmacy and ask about obtaining naloxone.

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Renee Petty, PharmD will discuss how Naloxone works, how to administer it and where to get it on March 22, 2018, from noon until 1:00 pm.