The medicines below all contain the following active ingredient(s): naloxone. You can select a medicine from this list to find out more - including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS).
Access to overdose-reversing medication
Naloxone is a drug that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. A pilot program, funded by the Australian government, will offer certain individuals in NSW, SA and WA this medication (including the nasal spray Nyxoid) for free and without a prescription during the period 1 December 2019 to 28 February 2021.
Learn more about the Take Home Naloxone pilot here, or contact the Pharmacy Programs Administrator to find out how to register.