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Wisconsin reaches deal on discounted opioid antidote

 

February 25, 2017

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NARCAN NASAL Spray is used as an antidote for opioid overdoses.

MADISON - Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel has reached an agreement with the pharmaceutical company Adapt Pharma, Inc., to provide discounted rates for NARCAN, an antidote for opioid overdoses.

"The Wisconsin Department of Justice is committed to Wisconsin's law enforcement and first responders who make our state safer and stronger every day," said Schimel. "After hearing recent news reports about the rising prices of some naloxone products, we teamed up with Adapt Pharma to provide financial relief and increased access to the opioid antidote. We are grateful for Adapt's leadership a...



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