Naloxone: Policies and Access
Policies have helped make naloxone more available, thus contributing to the reduction of opioid-related deaths in the U.S.
Unit-dose packaging of buprenorphine-naloxone was associated with a reduced number of unintentional exposures of young children presenting to poison centers.
Patients undergoing urological procedures use just over half of their initial prescription of opioids, on average.
Based on current evidence, there is a strong consensus that medication-assisted treatment is recommended over detoxification in the treatment of opioid use disorder during pregnancy.