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Naloxone is not enough by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Andrew Kolodny, from Phoenix House, supports naloxone distribution but also shares his thoughts on its limits. I recall, not so long ago, when naloxone distribution was considered cutting edge...
Empower Yourself--with naloxone by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Empower yourself? With naloxone? This can only be serious within a palliative framework or one... addicts!!! Time also has an article on naloxone in the U.S. Again, no mention of recovery or the need...
Sick from naloxone, maybe? by SuboxDoc Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook A person wrote about feeling ill after taking Suboxone, thinking that naloxone is to blame... my head up. She insisted I was sick from withdrawal. Chemical Structure of Naloxone...
FDA approves home naloxone by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven a person known or suspected to have had an opioid overdose. Evzio (naloxone hydrochloride injection) rapidly delivers a single dose of the drug naloxone via a hand-held auto-injector that can be carried...
Trick of the trade: Nebulized naloxone by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor effectives with naloxone so that they aren't near-apneic and hypoxic. You also want to be able to take a history from them. On the other hand, you don't want to abruptly withdraw them with naloxone...
Trick of the Trade: Oral naloxone for opioid-induced constipation by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor . Trick of the Trade: Oral naloxone Interestingly, there are minimal systemic effects with oral naloxone. So, constipation can be directly targeted without causing systemic opioid withdrawal. Published...
Naloxone and "Receptorology" by Dirk H. Patient Expert , emergency room doctors were baffled to discover that timely injections of a drug called naloxone completely reversed the effects of heroin intoxication. Minutes after an injection of naloxone, heroin addicts...
Dead addicts don’t recover, but… by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Naloxone (Photo credit: intropin) This has gotten a lot of press. There’s naloxone distribution doubt this will reduce overdose deaths. However, some pretty important questions remain...
Heroin Overdose Kits: The Debate Goes On by Dirk H. Patient Expert More states back naloxone programs, but Feds aren’t convinced. Since the first trial run in Chicago several years ago, efforts to provide heroin addicts with naloxone overdose kits...
Overdose Kits for Heroin Addicts by Dirk H. Patient Expert two nasal doses of naloxone, known as Narcan, a drug that reverses heroin overdose and saves uncounted...

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