BioImpacts. 2022;12: 179-181.
doi: 10.34172/bi.2022.24093
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Opioid overdose, interventions, and challenges

Samaneh Alaei 1 ORCID logo, Hossein Omidian 1* ORCID logo

1 College of Pharmacy, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
*Corresponding Author: Corresponding author: Hossein Omidian, Email: omidian@nova.edu


This short letter briefly reviews the significance of opioid overdose as well as the existing approaches to combat the epidemic. It also signifies the importance of naloxone, its commercially available dosage forms, and the unmet need for developing safe and effective naloxone dosage forms that can easily be administered in emergency settings.
Keywords: Opioid, Overdose, Naloxone
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Submitted: 20 Sep 2021
Accepted: 28 Sep 2021
ePublished: 08 Mar 2022
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