Purdue Pharma launches no-profit treatment to reverse opioid overdose effects

Five months after the FDA approved Purdue Pharma's opioid antagonist injection, nalmefene hydrochloride, the no-profit treatment is now available for use, according to a June 21 press release

Nalmefene hydrochloride is for a "complete or partial reversal of opioid drug effects," such as respiratory depression, the press release said.

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