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Naloxone is a non-scheduled prescription medication that can rapidly reverse an opioid overdose. When administered during an

11 November 2020

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overdose, naloxone, as an opioid antagonist, INVOLVED AN OPIOID; binds to opioid receptors—blocking the EQUATING TO APPROXIMATELY effects of opioids on the brain and quickly 128 DEATHS EACH DAY restoring breathing. [...] Patients NALOXONE OR “NARCAN” IS AN FDA-APPROVED “OPIOID ANTAGONIST” THAT COUNTERS often find the offer of a naloxone THE EFFECTS OF OPIOID (E. [...] According to naloxone be prescribed or dispensed to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), a physician can individuals who are at elevated risk for opioid consider co-prescribing naloxone for a patient who: overdose and to their friends and family. [...] Surgeon General’s Advisory on Naloxone of the following: and Opioid Overdose 2018 HHS Guidance Does the patient history or prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) show that MSMS Webinar – Naloxone Prescribing my patient is on a high opioid dose? Putting Naloxone Into Action! Is my patient also on a concomitant benzodiazepine prescription? Opioid Overdose Resuscitation Card U. [...] Food & Drug Administration Recommendations Does my patient have an underlying mental health condition that might make him or Patient Resources: her more susceptible to overdose? Learn the Facts: Naloxone Does my patient have a medical condition, such as a respiratory disease, sleep apnea, How to Use Naloxone GetNaloxoneNow or other comorbidities, which might make him or her susceptible to opioid t.

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