Nasal spray bottle

Even over the counter, Narcan may be too costly to reach many drug users

David Ovalle

Federal regulators will soon allow over the counter sales of Narcan, the nasal spray version of the drug Naloxone, which treats opioid overdoses. Concerns have been raised about pricing for the drug. Laura Palombi, PharmD, MPH, PAT, AE-C, commented: “It’s not just about accessibility. It also sends a message — we’re trying to remove the stigma around the drug….”