How to Respond to Overdose with Naloxone

How to Respond to Overdose with Naloxone

A variety of drugs and drug combinations carry the risk of fatal overdose. Emergency protocol for any suspected overdose includes calling 911. However, in the case of opioids, which includes heroin and prescription pain medications like Vicodin, OxyContin and Percocet, naloxone (also known by the brand name Narcan) can reverse an overdose, potentially saving a loved one’s life. Download the English version here.

This will help you learn more about the life saving drug, Nalexone, which is more commonly known as Narcan. It can reverse an opioid overdose within seconds.

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