Community use of naloxone for opioid overdose
Naloxone is a competitive antagonist at opioid receptors. It can be administered to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.
In the face of increasing overdose deaths, from both prescription opioids and heroin, a wide range of people may benefit from increased access to naloxone.
Marianne E Jauncey and Suzanne Nielsen Aust Prescr 2017;40:137-140
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