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Naloxone
Essential medicine status
General description
Naloxone is competitive antagonist with high affinity to opioid receptors (mu, kappa and signa). It is used to block or reverse the efffects of opioids, particularly in situations of opioid overdose.
INN
Naloxone
Medicine type
Chemical agent
Therapeutic equivalent for
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Antidotes and other substances used in poisonings > Specific
  • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 400 µg per 1 mL in ampoule (naloxone hydrochloride)