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Naloxone kits at local pharmacies

Naloxone kits, the intravenous drug that reverses the effects of opioid overdoses, are now available at pharmacies across the province. Anyone can get one after a short training session on how to administer the drug.

Chris Lowrey
SHAWVILLE Dec. 6, 2017
With the rate of opioid-related overdose deaths on the rise across the country, the Quebec government has taken the step of ensuring that naloxone kits are available for free in pharmacies across the province.
Naloxone is a fast-acting intravenous drug that reverses the effects opioid overdose.
The provincial government announced that the kits would be rolled out across Quebec in September.
Shawville Pharmacy Uniprix Santé Ahmad Hassan recently got its first S.O.S. naloxone kit.

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