US FDA Has Model Drug Facts Labels For OTC Naloxone, Needs Switch Proposals
Development of the model DFLs was a first for agency. The project was "part of our broader commitment to addressing the opioid crisis" and should help sponsors with potential naloxone OTC switch NDAs, says Commissioner Scott Gottlieb.
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