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Vital Signs: Pharmacy-Based Naloxone Dispensing — United States, 2012–2018

Description
Reports on trends and characteristics of naloxone dispensing from retail pharmacies. Includes data for metropolitan, micropolitan, and rural counties on high-dose opioid and naloxone prescriptions. Also includes county-level maps of naloxone prescriptions per 100,000 people and naloxone prescriptions per 100 high-dose opioid prescriptions.
Author(s)
Gery P. Guy Jr., Tamara M. Haegerich, Mary E. Evans, et al.
Citation
MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 68(31), 679-686
Date
08/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Illicit drug use · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Prescription drug misuse · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data