Virginia doctors now required to prescribe naloxone with some pain medications

A new Virginia law requires that health providers prescribe naloxone along with certain pain medications. The law is based on the amount of morphine milligram equivalents (MME) for a particular prescription. If the prescription

A new Virginia law requires that health providers prescribe naloxone along with certain pain medications. The law is based on the amount of morphine milligram equivalents (MME) for a particular prescription. If the prescription's MME rating equals or exceeds 120, then the provider is required to prescribe naloxone along with it.