Over-the-counter Narcan will save lives, experts say. But the cost will affect access

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The Food and Drug Administration is weighing a decision to make naxolone, pictured here in nasal spray form as Narcan, available over the counter without a prescription.

Advisers to the FDA put the opioid overdose-reversal drug a step closer to being sold without a needing a prescription. Even if approved, the medication may not reach many people who need it.

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