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USES: This medication is used to prevent or reverse the effects of narcotic pain relievers. It has also been used in the treatment of shock, alcoholic coma, schizophrenia and Alzheimer's disease.

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This medication is used to prevent or reverse the effects of narcotic pain relievers. It has also been used in the treatment of shock, alcoholic coma, schizophrenia and Alzheimer's disease.
  • This medication can cause withdrawal symptoms in persons addicted to narcotic pain relievers.

  • Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) as directed for up to 24 hours.
  • Check the expiration date on the label and properly discard of any unused medication after that time.

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How To Use
  • HOW TO USE THIS MEDICATION: This medication is administered by injection into a vein or muscle.
  • The dose may be repeated as needed or this may be continuously infused depending on your condition and the purpose it is being used.
  • This medication must be used under close medical supervision so the dose can be adjusted to the response.

Side Effects
  • Nausea, stomach upset or drowsiness may occur.
  • If these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor.
  • Notify your doctor if you develop vomiting, sweating, tremors, breathing trouble, seizures or a rapid, pounding or irregular heartbeat while taking this medication.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

  • Tell your doctor if you have any pre-existing heart disease, if you have been taking any type of pain reliever for more than 2 weeks or any allergies.
  • This medication should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy or while breast-feeding.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Missed Dose
  • It is important that each dose be taken as needed.
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered.
  • Skip the missed dose.
  • Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take including any narcotic pain medication.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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User Medicine Opinions for Narcan
Overall:1 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: M
Age: 50
Location: Rideout hospital Marysville Ca.
Time Taken: 1 times

Reason: given at hospital without my knowing while i was awake once doctor saw tracks on my arm. Date: 4 April 2010
Side Effects
Made me instantly go into withdrawl made me very angry felt like electricity going through out my body and brain made me cramp up made my heart beat go very crazy

Additional Thoughts
have had siesures which never happened before

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