Food and Drug Administration approved Narcan
nasal spray, the first FDA-approved nasal spray version of naloxone hydrochloride, a life-saving medication that can stop or reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.
Paramedics gave the teen Narcan
, a medication used to counter the effects of opioid overdoses, which revived the woman, police said.
Police Chief Gary Chamberland said his officers are training to use the nasal spray, Narcan
, to treat overdoses.
The drug, also known by the trade name Narcan
, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1971.
Attorney General Eric Holder speaking at the conference stressed that the heroin problem was national and urged police and other first responders to carry the drug naloxone, more commonly known as Narcan
, that helps resuscitate victims from potentially deadly overdoses.
Support for Narcan
Use: Does the state have a law in place to expand access to, and use of, Narcan
(a/k/a, Naloxone) for overdosing individuals given by lay administrators?
The late singer was fitted with the device, which dosed him with Narcan
in 2003, to fight against the hopeless addiction which led to his death aged 50, the Sun reported.
Probably same call, 30 year old, I would have dumped the Narcan
second without thinking twice about it.
Ambulance staff gave the pupil at Beith High School in Cowdenbeath the anti-opiate drug Narcan
before taking him to Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy.
Policymakers in Texas and across the nation, she says, should provide for increased access to and education about naloxone, usually marketed as Narcan
, a prescription drug designed to reverse the effects of overdose from drugs like heroin, OxyContin, Vicodin and other opiates.
Orders for antidotes (Benadryl, Narcan
, Romazicon, Vitamin K, anti-emetics, anti-diarrheals) 2.
Found nodding off outside the police station, she had woken up only after receiving Narcan
, an opioid antagonist.