All overdose articles

  • Oxycodone pill bottles
    Podcast

    Oxycodone and hydrocodone

    2019-12-06T11:45:00Z

    Frances Addison examines how our quest to control and manage pain has led to a modern medical crisis, as opioids oxycodone and hydrocodone are among the most abused prescription medications in the US

  • A picture of the Narcan spray
    Business

    Battling the US opioid epidemic

    2019-01-23T14:27:00Z

    Adapt pharma’s naloxone nasal spray makes treating overdoses easier

  • A sign for Naloxone in a room where students learn about opioid overdose prevention
    Podcast

    Naloxone

    2018-08-03T09:30:00Z

    The antidote that can stop an opioid overdose in its tracks

  • Aspirin in blister pack
    Research

    MOF detox could save aspirin overdose patients

    2018-07-30T10:02:00Z

    Detoxifying metal–organic framework removes dangerous doses of salicylic acid from rats’ guts

  • Cyclists in a road race
    Podcast

    Acetylcysteine

    2018-04-12T11:53:00Z

    How a versatile drug that helps manage lung conditions and treat paracetamol overdose found itself at the centre of a cycling scandal