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Mississippi PMP

The Mississippi Prescription Monitoring Program (MS PMP) is an electronic tracking program managed by the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy to aid practitioners and dispensers in providing proper pharmaceutical care relating to controlled substances.

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Statistics


Opioid Prescriptions, 2022

Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed in MS, 2022

In Q1 2023, 570,969 opioid prescriptions were dispensed in Mississippi.

In 2022, over 2,299,615 opioid prescriptions were dispensed in Mississippi.

On average, 6,300 opioid prescriptions were dispensed every day during this year.

A .81% decrease in the number of opioid prescriptions was observed from 2021 to 2022.

In 2022, there were enough opioid prescriptions dispensed for 77.9% of Mississippians to have a prescription.

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Naloxone Administrations, 2022

Naloxone Administrations in MS, 2022

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) data revealed that naloxone was administered 711 times during Q1 2022 - Q1 2023, which is a 3.2% increase compared to Q1 2022 (689).

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) data revealed that naloxone was administered 2,555 times during 2022, which is 0.6% higher than the number of administrations in 2021 (2,540).

There were 86.6 EMS naloxone administrations per 100,000 persons in Mississippi in 2022.

On average, 212.9 naloxone administrations were reported in Mississippi each month during 2022.

Of the individuals to whom naloxone was administered, 59.4% were male, and 65.0% were non-Hispanic white.

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Suspected Overdose Deaths, 2022

Suspected Overdose Deaths in MS, 2022

In Q1 2023, 68 (80.95%) of the 84 suspected overdose deaths reported to the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics (MBN) were opioid-related. The number of opioid-related deaths decreased by 1% from Q1 2022 to Q1 2023, and the total number of overdose deaths decreased by 8.70%.

In 2022, 281 (78.4%) of the 358 suspected overdose deaths reported to the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics (MBN) were opioid-related.

The number of opioid-related deaths decreased by 25.27% from 2021 to 2022, and the total number of overdose deaths decreased by 37.15%.

The number of deaths involving heroin decreased from 2021 (43 deaths) to 2022 (34 deaths) by 20.9%.

There were 9.4 opioid-related overdose deaths per 100,000 persons reported to the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics (MBN) in 2022.

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