Stories tagged: narcan
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 4:49 p.m.
Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the first time in nearly three decades.
UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019, 9:41 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s detectives are trying to determine how an inmate in the Spokane County Jail died. The inmate was found at about 2:20 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Fri., April 19, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
U.S. regulators have approved the first generic nasal spray version of Narcan, a drug that reverses opioid overdoses. The Food and Drug Administration on Friday OK’d naloxone spray from Israel’s …
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
A Spokane police officer carrying Narcan used it to save a man having a drug overdose Tuesday night.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
Responding to a national, and regional, opioid overdose epidemic, the Pullman Police Department will begin carrying a lifesaving overdose reversal drug.
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 5:25 p.m.
Albertson Safeway pharmacies in North Idaho have begun offering a potentially lifesaving antidote for fatal overdoses of heroin and opiod drugs. The antidote is available without a prescription.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 11:55 a.m.
Seattle police say bicycle officers have saved three people from potentially fatal heroin overdoses since they started carrying an overdose reversal drug in mid-March.