Physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants in Washington State who have prescriptive authority may prescribe Take Home Naloxone to anyone at risk for having or witnessing an opioid overdose (prescription opioids or heroin) according to WA law RCW 69.50.315.
Pharmacists can prescribe and dispense Naloxone directly to the public under a Washington State Standing Order.
How do I prescribe Naloxone?rhombus2022-10-27T05:37:21-07:00
You can find a good resource for Good Samaritan laws in the United States here. The University of Washington’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute also maintains an informative page on Good Samaritan Laws here.
I’m writing a prescription for a family member of someone who might need Naloxone. Do I write the prescription for the person who might overdose, or for the family member?rhombus2022-10-27T05:40:48-07:00
The prescription must be written for the individual you are seeing. You cannot write the prescription or bill someone else’s insurance for someone with whom you do not have a provider-patient relationship.
How long does the average consult take for Take Home Naloxone training?rhombus2022-10-27T05:41:54-07:00
There are four popular styles of Naloxone. They include: Narcan® Nasal Spray, Intranasal Naloxone, Injectable Naloxone and EVZIO. All do an outstanding job and although they all counter the effects of an opioid overdose, they do it in very different ways.
Watch these helpful training videos to see how they all work:
To help take the confusion out of using any one of the top four Naloxone brands (in the US), we offer the following compilation of training videos covering: Narcan® Nasal Spray, Intranasal Naloxone, Injectable Naloxone and EVZIO.
These are short, precise and easy to watch instructional videos presented by our Clinical Pharmacist: Allyson Eichner, PharmD:
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