The Food and Drug Administration on Friday naloxone spray from Israel’s Teva Pharmaceuticals.
Naloxone was marketed as a nasal spray from the U.S. because 2016 under the new name Narcan. It can be dispensed by pharmacists . It’s also marketed as a brand-name or generic medication in automatic injectors, prefilled syringes and vials.
A pack of two Narcan sinus sprays cost approximately $130 to $150. The cost of the product wasn’t immediately provided by teva or whenever it will be available; its offices had been closed.
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