Horizon Blog

Why the Cost of Narcan is on the Rise

March 5th, 2017

What does it cost to save a life? Today, advocacy groups, medical professionals, and even government leaders are asking this question of the pharmaceutical companies that manufacture forms of the life-saving drug naloxone. Used as an injectable (brand name Evzio), or as a nasal spray (marketed under the name Narcan), naloxone is the life-saving antidote […]

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You can save a loved one from an overdose

November 14th, 2013

An overdose from opiates, such as herion or Oxycodone generally happens over the course of 1-3 hours.  During this time, the drug suppress the urge to breathe, therefore the breathing and heartbeat of the victim eventually stops. When someone you love is abusing opioids you might feel powerless.  And if the person refuses to get […]

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