Where Can I Buy Naloxone In South Africa

Where Can I Buy Naloxone In South Africa

Naloxone is available as an intranasal device (Nyxoid) and through intramuscular injection via ampoules or pre-filled syringes (Prenoxad).

How much is naloxone in South Africa?

Naloxone can be obtained at no cost and without a prescription, from registered community pharmacies. See the list of registered pharmacies in SA (PDF 307KB).

Is there an over-the-counter naloxone?

Over the Counter (OTC) Naloxone

When and where can OTC Narcan® be purchased? Narcan® OTC is now available to purchase in locations such as drug stores, grocery stores, convenience stores, gas stations, and online.

How is naloxone sold?

Today’s action paves the way for the life-saving medication to reverse an opioid overdose to be sold directly to consumers in places like drug stores, convenience stores, grocery stores, and gas stations, as well as online. The timeline for availability and price of this OTC product is determined by the manufacturer.

Who prescribes naloxone?

A doctor or pharmacist can show patients, their family members, or caregivers how to administer naloxone. Patients given an automatic injection device or nasal spray should keep the item available at all times.