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Posts with tag «naloxone» 


September 6th, 2017

We would like to share with you the feedback of the picket participants, as well as the photos of our action.


August 31st, 2017

On August 31 activists will hold a series of one-person pickets in Moscow to draw the attention of the state and society to the issue of drugs overdose and possible ways to solve it.


December 3rd, 2016

Drug treatment centres in Moscow have reportedly begun distributing the overdose reversal drug naloxone to people who use heroin and other opiates.


January 26th, 2014

In The Lancet, Evgeny Krupitsky and colleagues report on the use of injectable naltrexone for treatment of opioid dependence. Their report comes some months after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved use of the preparation for opioid-dependent patients on the basis of the same findings. But a question is why researchers and institutional review boards deemed it ethically acceptable to expose some study participants to placebo.


October 31st, 2013

The take home naloxone program in Estonia was launched in September 2013. The program started with training on naloxone/ overdose prevention and naloxone distribution for 20 persons. Among them mostly people who inject drugs (PWID), some patients of Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST), some outreach workers and few partners of the PWID. 500 kits with the […]