Where to access naloxone

Find out where you can obtain naloxone in Australia and whether you will need a prescription.

Naloxone will be available under the pilot program from a variety of locations including:

  • community and hospital-based pharmacies
  • alcohol and other drug treatment centres
  • need and syringe programs
  • custodial release programs
  • GP clinics

Without a prescription

Under the take home naloxone pilot naloxone will be available free of charge and without a prescription in New South Wales, South Australia and Western Australia.

Find out where to get naloxone from approved pilot providers in:

With a prescription or over the counter

Naloxone is available in all states and territories with a prescription, or over the counter from a pharmacy for a fee.

Contact your state or territory health department to find out where to get naloxone:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist about naloxone.

Last updated: 
24 February 2020
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