This infographic, courtesy of Addiction Rehab, provides comprehensive information on Naloxone, an Opioid antagonist used to reverse the effects of Opioid (i.e., morphine and heroin) overdosed.

This infographic, courtesy of Addiction Rehab, provides comprehensive information on Naloxone, an Opioid antagonist used to reverse the effects of Opioid (i., morphine and heroin) overdosed.

During cardiac arrest, there are four emergency drugs that should come in hand – lidocaine, epinephrine, atropine and narcan.  Lidocaine is used to control arrhythmia when there is an erratic heartbeat. Epinephrine, on the other hand, increases heart contractility, constricts blood vessels and dilates air passages. Atropine is used to resolve bradycardia and asystole. Lastly, Narcan is used to counteract opiate overdose in opiate drug users.  emergency drugs nursing mnemonics

During cardiac arrest, there are four emergency drugs that should come in hand –…

#forensic #science Due to the rapid increase of heroin use, overdoses are very common. A large dose of heroin can depress the heart rate and breathing making it difficult for a user to survive without medical help. Naloxone  aka Narcan reverses an opioid overdose and is administered  by emergency medical  personnel and other first responders. #forensicscience

#forensic #science Due to the rapid increase of heroin use, overdoses are very common. A large dose of heroin can depress the heart rate and breathing making it difficult for a user to survive without medical help. Naloxone aka Narcan reverses an opioid overdose and is administered by emergency medical personnel and other first responders. #forensicscience

Quebec will offer free naloxone, a drug used to counter the effects of opioid overdoses, in order to prevent an overdose crisis, officials…

Quebec to offer public free naloxone to prevent opioid overdoses

Quebec will offer free naloxone, a drug used to counter the effects of opioid overdoses, in order to prevent an overdose crisis, officials…

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Reversal drug for opioids such as hydrocodone, methadone, codeine and morphine.

Nursing Health Assessment Mnemonics & Tips

Nursing Health Assessment Mnemonics & Tips

Sam Milligan: #InjectingDeathInOurCommunitues #FatalOutcomes There has been an increase of opioid use especially heroin use in the past several years. It has become more pure and inexpensive to obtain. A drug law enforcement is using more frequently is Narcan. Narcan is either sprayed in the nose or injected to reverse the depressed respiration resulting from the opioid overdose. (Hart &Ksir, 2015, p. 310) #Heroin

Addition of fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, has made illicit drug use more lethal. Death toll from opioids has quietly surpassed homicides.

Naloxone is used to treat morphine and heroin overdoses.

Cincinnati sees estimated 78 heroin overdoses in 2 days

Police in Cincinnati are asking for the public's help in finding the source of the suspected heroin behind an estimated 78 overdoses in two days this week.

How to use a naloxone kit for a fentanyl overdose

How to use a naloxone kit for a fentanyl overdose

Naloxone Kit, Calgary, How To Use, Brother, Facts

University of Ottawa student union won't use naloxone at orientation week due to liability concerns

University of Ottawa student union won't use naloxone at orientation week due to liability concerns

Police: Norwich woman passed out at wheel with children in car - Police say she was unresponsive and had to be revived by paramedics using the overdose reversal drug Narcan. Read more: http://www.norwichbulletin.com/news/20170623/police-norwich-woman-passed-out-at-wheel-with-children-in-car

Police: Norwich woman passed out at wheel with children in car - Police say she was unresponsive and had to be revived by paramedics using the overdose reversal drug Narcan. Read more: http://www.norwichbulletin.com/news/20170623/police-norwich-woman-passed-out-at-wheel-with-children-in-car

narcan nasal spray for heroin overdose prevention Early symptoms of opiate withdrawal typically begin in the first 24 hours after you stop using the drug What can you do to make your detox from opiates easier

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A naloxone kit that is used to treat people who have overdosed on opioids.

Fifty-eight year-old Surrey resident Doug Nickerson has saved many lives, thanks to his ever-present naloxone kit.

Lists the various brand names available for medicines containing naloxone. Find information on naloxone use, treatment, drug class and molecular formula.

Lists the various brand names available for medicines containing naloxone. Find information on naloxone use, treatment, drug class and molecular formula.

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