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U.S. agency recommends opioid overdose antidote to high-risk patients

December 19, 2018 8:49 PM
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(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Wednesday recommended prescribing or co-prescribing the opioid overdose reversal drug, naloxone, to high-risk patients.

The agency’s recommendation comes a day after an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) narrowly recommended prescribing the drug, along with addictive painkillers.

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