Medicine. It is not compatible with the law to print the drug Naloxone, which can prevent deaths in overdose to drug users and their families, believes the Mpa.
– We see that there are both medical and scientific evidence that Naloxone provides benefits both for the individual and for society. But the current legislation is not consistent with handing out Naloxone to a larger variety of individuals, ” says Lena Eriksson, clinical investigator at the Swedish medical products agency, to SVT News.
After the fact, rejected the applications from both Skåne and Stockholm to write out the drug, in the form of a nässprej, to liberal Anders W Jonsson will take up the issue in parliament socialutskott.
– this is one of the most vulnerable groups in society that everyone spits on. Swedish healthcare is a leader in many areas but when it comes to the care for this group, we have fallen behind, ” says Anders W Jonsson to Today’s Medicine.