Helps reverse the effects of certain opioid (narcotic) medicines.
Your doctor will prescribe your exact dose and tell you how often it should be given.
This medicine is given through a needle placed in one of your veins.
A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine.
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing.
Dizziness, drowsiness, or confusion.
Diarrhea or severe stomach pain.
Fast or uneven heartbeat.
Fever, chills, or sore throat.
Light-headedness or fainting.
Twitching or muscle cramps.
You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to nalmefene.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
Tell your doctor if you have heart disease, liver disease, or kidney disease.
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