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Category: Prescription Drugs

Costs of widely prescribed drugs jumped up to 5,241 percent in recent years, joint investigation shows

The costs of seven widely prescribed antibiotics, cancer drugs, arthritis medications and other prescriptions have escalated between 29 percent and 5,241 percent in recent years, according to a joint investigation by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, Wisconsin Health News and Wisconsin Public Radio.

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Order allows pharmacists to provide naloxone without prescription

Wisconsin pharmacists can offer an antidote that counteracts the effects of a heroin or painkiller overdose without a prescription if their pharmacies sign onto a statewide standing order approved by the Department of Health Services Friday. (WHN, 8/29)
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Johnson, Schimel hope funding leads to innovation in fight against opiates

The next steps for the federal government to fight the opiate epidemic are to begin developing task forces and distribute grant funding included in a law approved last month, according to Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis. (WHN, 8/9)
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