Adapt Pharma announced that it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Narcan (naloxone) Nasal Spray for the treatment of opioid overdose.

Currently all FDA-approved formulations of naloxone are injectable. The intranasal form will present as a new easy-to-use formulation of naloxone to be available in community settings.

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Narcan Nasal Spray was developed in collaboration with the National Institutes on Drug Abuse (NIDA). In February 2015, the FDA granted Fast Track designation to Narcan Nasal Spray.

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