Tag Archives: U.S.

Many U.S. drugstores fail to provide naloxone for opioid overdoses

(Reuters Health) – Despite state laws expanding access to the opioid-overdose antidote naloxone without a prescription, two U.S. studies suggest many pharmacies don’t stock the drug or make it easily available to people who need it. In California, where pharmacists have been able to dispense naloxone without a prescription since 2016, fewer than one in… Read More »

AstraZeneca chief says Europe should pay more for drugs—and the U.S. should pay less

President Donald Trump has routinely bashed “global freeloading” on pharmaceuticals, and his administration last month unveiled a plan to try and lower some U.S. drug prices to international levels. Now, a top pharma CEO says he’s right—at least in principle. In an interview with Bloomberg TV, AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot said a “readjustment” of prices,… Read More »