Kroger Pharmacies in Kentucky Begin Selling Naloxone Without Prescription

Staring this week, Kroger has begun selling naloxone without a prescription at all of its 96 pharmacies in Kentucky.

“Naloxone is a lifesaving drug in the hands of those krogeractively using opioids, including prescription opioids and heroin, and their loved ones,” Trish Freeman, RPh, PhD, President of Kentucky Pharmacists Association (KPhA) said. “Kroger pharmacists are among the most accessible healthcare providers in many areas of Kentucky, [… and] by ensuring that all of their pharmacists have been trained to dispense naloxone, Kroger has shown that they are committed to improving the health and well-being of the communities they serve.”

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