Recent Examples of naloxone from the Web
In 2014, only 12 states allowed basic EMS staff to administer naloxone for overdose.
Narcan is a brand name for naloxone, a drug that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.
In a report issued in August, the commission called for a national emergency declaration in order to unlock new federal funds and increase access to the anti-overdose drug naloxone, among other things.
Wen has written a city-wide prescription for naloxone, the opioid-reversing drug that can save lives in the event of an overdose.
Now, the Akron Quick Response Team will offer naloxone kits to any person or family member in Akron the team works with.
One bright spot in this epidemic has been the drug Narcan (naloxone).
State and local governments have been taking other action as the epidemic has deepened, with steps ranging from increasing access to naloxone, a drug that reverses overdoses, to restricting initial prescriptions.
Ron O’Brien, prosecuting attorney of Franklin County, Ohio, said people on each floor of his office are trained to administer naloxone.
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Origin and Etymology of naloxone
First Known Use: 1964See Words from the same year
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