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Were you looking for information about Naloxone? Nalaxone is a common misspelling of naloxone.
Naloxone hydrochloride (Narcan®) is a type of prescription opioid antidote and is licensed to reverse the effects of high doses of opioid medications. It is also used to increase blood pressure in people who have septic shock.
Naloxone is available as a liquid that is injected into a vein, muscle, or just beneath the skin. This drug may not be suitable for everyone, so let your healthcare provider know of any medical conditions you have or any medications you are taking, including vitamins and supplements. Potential side effects may include vomiting, sweating, and nausea.
(Click Naloxone for more detailed information on general dosing tips and guidelines, what to tell your healthcare provider before taking the drug, and an explanation of how it works. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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