Naloxone/Narcan

Naloxone: An important tool, but not the solution to the opioid crisis
Nov 30, 2017 By
A person who receives naloxone for an overdose is typically observed for several hours in a hospital’s emergency department and then discharged, but what happens to them after that? ED staff at a Boston hospital studied the survival rate ...
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Saving lives by prescribing naloxone with opioid painkillers
Aug 26, 2016 By
Unintentional opioid overdose is now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. These drugs are prescribed to patients to help relieve pain, but overdoses happen because opioids can also depress breathing, sometimes stopping it altogether. But ...
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