DPH issues standing order for naloxone prescriptions

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Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., has issued a standing order that authorizes pharmacies to “dispense naloxone in any of the forms [that are outlined in Exhibit A of the standing order).”

Naloxone counteracts the effects of drug overdoses.

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Go to http://www.mag.org/affiliates/project-dan for information on the MAG Foundation’s ‘Project DAN’ (Deaths Avoided by Naloxone).