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FDA approves overdose treatment device Submitted: 04/04/2014
Across the U.S. - Family and friends of drug users can now use a tool to help a loved one that has overdosed. The FDA approved a new device to treat those people. The device is called Evzio. It's the size of a credit card and contains naloxone. It is usually given by a syringe to people who've overdosed. The device gives verbal instructions to help administer the antidote. FDA leaders say the tool is not a replacement to immediate medical care. It should be in pharmacies this summer.

Written By: Matt Brooks

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