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  1. Food and Drug Administration Overdose Prevention Framework

Encouraging Harm Reduction

To reduce morbidity and mortality associated with overdoses, FDA is:

  • Expanding availability and access to overdose reversal products, including naloxone, by supporting accelerated review of products and exploring over-the-counter access
  • Supporting development of novel overdose reversal products
  • Supporting development and authorization of fentanyl test strips to test human specimens at the point of care

United States Government Partners

  • Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Indian Health Service (IHS)

FDA Activities

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