Naloxone

 

General English name: Naloxone

Brand: Evzio

Application: Treatment of side effects of drug use

 

 

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical forms of naloxone Naloxone

A hybrid brand containing naloxone

Naloxone Pharmacological Information Naloxone

The correct amount and method of taking naloxone Naloxone

Contraindications to naloxone Naloxone

Naloxone use during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of Naloxone on driving

Naloxone drug interaction Naloxone

Naloxone Warning

Side effects of naloxone Naloxone

Side effects of Naloxone overdose (naloxone poisoning)

Storage conditions of Naloxone

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical forms of naloxone Naloxone

Pills, injection

 

A hybrid brand containing naloxone

Suboxone: Naloxone and buprenorphine

Talwin NX: Naloxone and pentazocine

 

Naloxone Pharmacological Information Naloxone

Naloxone is a narcotic antagonist that prevents the side effects of narcotic drugs, including severe drowsiness, slow breathing, or loss of consciousness. Naloxone injection is used to treat emergency drug abuse. This drug should not be used instead of emergency medical care for drug overdose. Naloxone or naloxone is also used to help a person diagnose drug overdose.

Naloxone is a drug antagonist that blocks the effects of drugs and buprenorphine, and if you are tempted to break down the drug and inject it, it will have bad side effects. For this reason, naloxone tablets are prepared in combination with buprenorphine (Suboxone) to prevent abuse (injection) of this drug. Information about this pill is available on a separate page naloxone-buprenorphine, for more information about it. You can refer to it.

 

The correct amount and method of taking naloxone Naloxone

Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get information about the drug and its possible side effects.

The dose and amount of Naloxone varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.

Naloxone vials (subcutaneous, intramuscular, and intravenous) are usually injected into the hospital by a nurse to relieve pain. The dose and amount of the injection is determined by your doctor. The onset of action is 2-5 minutes after intramuscular injection and 1-2 minutes after intravenous injection.

 

Contraindications to naloxone Naloxone

Note the expiration date of naloxone and do not take it if your medicine has expired.

Never give Naloxone to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with naloxone, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Naloxone use during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily and without consulting your doctor.

 

The effect of Naloxone on driving

Naloxone may cause drowsiness. If you have such symptoms, avoid driving or operating machinery.

 

Naloxone drug interaction Naloxone

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

 

 Naloxone Warning

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking naloxone:

  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • If you have any kidney or liver disease.
  • If you have a heart problem.
  • If you are over 65 years old.
  • If you are addicted to drugs and alcohol.
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.

 

Side effects of naloxone Naloxone

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking this medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the doctor should be informed:

Dizziness, drowsiness

nausea and vomiting

Increased heart rate and fibrillation

Swelling of the face and lips

Important Note: Because naloxone reverses the effects of the drug, this drug may cause sudden withdrawal symptoms such as the following:

Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain

Fever, sweating, body aches, weakness

Shivering, rapid heartbeat, palpitations, high blood pressure

Feeling nervous, restless, irritable

Runny nose, yawning

Seizures, crying, muscle stiffness, overactive reflex (in infants younger than 4 weeks).

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to Naloxone.

 

Side effects of Naloxone overdose (naloxone poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as severe drowsiness, slow heartbeat, pupil stenosis, shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.

 

Storage conditions of Naloxone

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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