Anyone can request naloxone from a local pharmacy without a prescription.

Prescriptions are 100% covered for Medicaid clients; co-pays may exist for those with private insurance.

Anyone can request naloxone from a local pharmacy without a prescription.

In addition to pharmacies, naloxone is available through many county public health offices and private doctors offices, as well as harm reduction programs and substance abuse treatment offices.
In 2019, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed into law a bill passed by the New Mexico legislature that would require opioid prescriptions for pain relief of five days or more to come with a second prescription of naloxone that can reverse possible overdose.

Finding Naloxone in New Mexico:

  • Statewide pharmacies: Prescriptions are 100% covered for Medicaid clients; co-pays may exist for those with private insurance
  • Doctors’ Offices: Citizens should ask their doctor for a prescription or FREE KIT
  • County Public Health Offices: Citizens should call to see if they carry naloxone and the hours of operation.
  • Harm reduction programs
  • Substance abuse treatment offices 
  • Prescription Drug Overdose (PDO) County Coordinators: Citizens in these counties can inquire about access naloxone through the following:

How can I get naloxone?

There are several ways you can get naloxone.

How can I get a naloxone refill or what should I do if my naloxone has expired?

Ask your pharmacist for a refill. For expired naloxone, call a Prescription Drug Overdose (PDO) County Coordinator:
Bernalillo County: (505) 246-1638 for both English and Spanish
Santa Fe and Rio Arriba Counties: English 505-901-9020 or 505-231-0652 and Spanish 505-983-6158

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