narcotic antagonist

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Noun1.narcotic antagonist - an antagonist used to counteract the effects of narcotics (especially to counteract the depression of respiration)
antagonist - a drug that neutralizes or counteracts the effects of another drug
Nalline, nalorphine - a narcotic antagonist (trade name Nalline) that counteracts the effects of narcotics (especially the effects of poisoning by morphine)
naloxone, Narcan - a potent narcotic antagonist (trade name Narcan) especially effective with morphine
naltrexone - an oral antagonist against the action of opiates
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OPNT003 is in development as a long-lasting opioid antagonist for the treatment of opioid overdose.
WHEREAS, an opioid antagonist and overdose training should include the individual's support system in order to provide knowledge about how to respond to an overdose to those who may be in the individual's presence if an overdose does occur; and
Another strategy employs an opioid antagonist that interferes with, reduces or defeats the euphoria associated with abuse.
According to the company, Mysimba / Contrave has two components: naltrexone, an opioid antagonist, and bupropion, a relatively weak inhibitor of the neuronal reuptake of dopamine and norepinephrine.
The implant delivers non-addictive medication Naltrexone, an opioid antagonist that can significantly reduce cravings for opioids and alcohol.
Emergency services personnel are authorized to administer an opioid antagonist to a person who appears to be suffering an opioid related drug overdose, as clinically indicated.
Re: Passage of SB 335--Creating Access to Opioid Antagonist Act
The implant delivers therapeutic levels of the drug Naltrexone, an opioid antagonist that significantly reduces physical cravings for alcohol and opioids, into the body.
The first component of the program consists of an outpatient implant procedure performed by a licensed physician that delivers therapeutic levels of the drug Naltrexone, an opioid antagonist that significantly reduces physical cravings for alcohol and opioids, into the body.
Peripherally administered opioid antagonist like naloxone may block opioid receptors in the septal nuclei and affect food intake.
clonidine, antiemetics, and antidiarrheal agents) that blunt withdrawal symptoms, 2) intubation and induction of general anesthesia, 3) precipitation of opioid withdrawal by intravenous infusion of high doses of the opioid antagonist naloxone or intramuscular injection of naltrexone, 4) maintenance of anesthesia until withdrawal symptoms were presumed to have subsided, and 5) extubation and monitoring during an overnight recovery.
15) When recognized, respiratory support and administration of an opioid antagonist such as naloxone reverses the respiratory and mental status depressing effects of all opioids, although the optimal role in reversing buprenorphine-induced respiratory depression has not been established.