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WSU Hopes To Make Anti-Overdose Nasal Spray Available on Campus

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PULLMAN, WA - A nasal spray that can counter the effects of heroin or prescription pain pill overdoses could become available at Washington State University this fall.

An initiative by WSU's College of Pharmacy is aimed at making naloxone available on campus.  

The College of Pharmacy is hoping to recruit 150 students to be trained to recognize a drug overdose, assemble naloxone nasal spray and administer the drug prior to emergency services' arrival.  

The College of Pharmacy is working with a company on a single-use atomizer device to make naloxone easier to administer.

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