WQAD: Your Health: Something better than Naloxone

April 14, 2020

Interview of UT Health San Antonio pharmacology professor Charles France, Ph.D., is carried by WQAD-TV, Moline, IL., on the topic of Your Health: Something better than Naloxone. Read and watch the story.

Long-lasting treatment drug could slow the opioid crisis

March 9, 2020

Scientists developing medication to help substance users for weeks Naloxone (brand name Narcan®) currently is used to rescue people from opioid overdose, but the protection is transient, lasting an hour or less. Opioid effects can persist for several hours, however, which puts the individual at risk of overdose re-emerging as effects of naloxone wear off. […]