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The price of a life-saving overdose treatment has increased 680% to $4,500 in the last 3 years

February 4, 2017


Lydia Ramsey An emergency medication often referred to as an "antidote" for opioid overdoses has been skyrocketing in price over the last few years. The device, the only auto-injector version of naloxone, is called Evzio, and it’s made by Kaleo.  Naloxone instantly reverses opioid overdoses by blocking the drug from interacting with the brain’s receptors. […]