Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Narcan

Descriptions


Naloxone nasal spray is used for emergency treatment of an opioid overdose or a possible overdose. It will temporarily reverse the effects of an opioid medicine. Some signs and symptoms of an opioid emergency are breathing problems (which can range from slow or shallow breathing to no breathing), extreme sleepiness, slow heartbeat, or not being able to respond, a very small (pinpoint) pupil in a person who is difficult to awaken.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Spray