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Naloxone Information

Naloxone Benefits & Uses

Naloxone is used to treat the following -

Naloxone Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Naloxone


Naloxone Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Naloxone is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Headache दुर्लभ
  3. Dizziness दुर्लभ
  4. Anxiety दुर्लभ
  5. Insomnia दुर्लभ
  6. Chills
  7. Rhinitis
  8. Fatigue दुर्लभ
  9. Abdominal Pain दुर्लभ
  10. Diarrhoea
  11. Blurred vision
  12. Constipation दुर्लभ
  13. Erythema

Naloxone Related Warnings

Is the use of Naloxone safe for pregnant women?

Naloxone is safe for pregnant women.


Is the use of Naloxone safe during breastfeeding?

Naloxone does not have any harmful effects on breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Naloxone on the Kidneys?

Naloxone may have mild side effects on the kidney. Most people will never see any effect on the kidney.


What is the effect of Naloxone on the Liver?

Naloxone is rarely harmful for liver.


What is the effect of Naloxone on the Heart?

Naloxone is rarely harmful for heart.


Severe Interaction of Naloxone with Other Drugs

Naloxone should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -






      Naloxone Contraindications

      If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Naloxone unless your doctor advises you to do so -

      1. Asthma
      2. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
      3. Gastritis
      4. Liver Disease
      5. Heart Disease
      6. Kidney Disease
      7. Blood Infection (Sepsis)

      Frequently asked Questions about Naloxone

      Is this Naloxone habit forming or addictive?

      No, there is no any evidence that Naloxone is addictive.


      Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

      Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Naloxone since it does not cause drowsiness.


      Is it safe?

      " Yes, Naloxone it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

      Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      Naloxone is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.


      Naloxone Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      Interaction between Food and Naloxone

      Taking Naloxone with food does not cause any problem.


      Interaction between Alcohol and Naloxone

      No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Naloxone with alcohol will be.

      This medicine data has been created by -
      Dr. Md Saadullah
      M.Pharma, Other
      0 Years of Experience
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      Vikas Chauhan
      B.Pharma, Other
      1 Years of Experience
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