NALOXONE (Narcan, Evzio) - is an opioid antidote that is used to reverse the effects of opioids. The medication has a long history of its use for treatment by healthcare systems within the frames of public initiatives to decrease the level of drug poisoning and mortality associated with opioid overdose. The preparation is recommended for patients with substance use disorders. The medicine is prescribed during acute opioid overdose to curb undesirable conditions caused by it, for instance, extreme drowsiness, loss of consciousness and slowed breathing.
- Applied for emergency treatment during an overdose of opioids.
- Helps to increase blood pressure to manage septic shock.
- Works as a diagnostic agent in case the opioid dependence is suspected.
- Restores respiration in a patient after opioid analgesics were administered.
GUARANTEE & EXPIRY DATE
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All packs are air tight sealed and expire up to 09.2024.
The medicine can effectively block the effects of opioids. The effect is observed within 2-5 minutes. The duration of its work continues for 30-60 minutes, therefore several doses are needed because the effects of opioids last longer. It is recommended to give small doses every few minutes to achieve the desired effect and avoid unpleasant symptoms in opioid-dependent individuals. The patients with heart problems should be very cautious about the use of the medicine. It’s worth taking into consideration that Naloxone can slow reaction and thinking of the person therefore it’s important to avoid activity that requires precision and attention such as driving.
PACKAGING & DOSAGE
The medication comes as a solution for injections in 0.4 mg/ml 1ml ampoules. The pack contains 10 ampoules.
There is no consensus among medical specialists concerning the optimal starting dose and route of administration. For instance, the American Heart Administration advises intranasal administering of 2 mg. Alternatively 0.4 mg intramuscularly can be injected. In order to diagnose opioid dependence, 0.8 mg of Naloxone is administered intravenously and the patient's condition is monitored in order to identify signs of withdrawal syndrome. The choice of the optimal dose is decided upon by different types and doses of opioids causing toxicity.
Store it in a dark place at a temperature that does not exceed 25 degrees Сelcius. Keep it away from children.
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