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NALOX 400MCG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 84 for 1 vial(s) (1 ML injection each)
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Composition for NALOX

Naloxone(400 mcg)

food interaction for NALOX

alcohol interaction for NALOX

pregnancy interaction for NALOX

lactation interaction for NALOX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Nalox 400mcg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Nalox 400mcg injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for NALOX

Naloxone(400 mcg)

Uses

Nalox 400mcg injection is used in the treatment of opioid (morphine like drugs) toxicity.

How it works

Nalox 400mcg injection belongs to the class of drugs called opioid antagonists. It works by blocking the opioid receptors, does not let opioid drugs act and prevents or reverses the effects of opioids.

Common side effects

Restlessness, Nervousness, Palpitations, Body ache, Diarrhoea, Headache, Sweating, Hot flushes, Injection site burn, Injection site pain, Injection site redness, Nausea, Running nose, Shivering, Trembling, Sneezing, Stomach cramp, Tachycardia, Heart rate irregular, Vomiting, Yawning, Fever

SUBSTITUTES for NALOX

2 Substitutes
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  • NEX 400 MCG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Neon Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 102/ML of injection
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    Rs. 102
    pay 21% more per ML of injection
  • NARCOTAN 400MCG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 200/ML of injection
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    Rs. 200
    pay 138% more per ML of injection

Expert advice for NALOX

  • Consult the doctor if you suffer from heart problems, fits (seizures), have a history of head injury or brain tumor, or if you are addicted to drugs or alcohol.
  • It is recommended not to drive or do any activity that requires alertness as naloxone impairs thinking or reaction.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Naloxone does not act against respiratory depression caused by drugs other than opioids.
  • Do not drink alcohol if you are taking naloxone.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any pain killers, sleeping pills (sedatives), narcotic painkillers, or other medicines.

Frequently asked questions for NALOX

Naloxone

Q.Is naloxone a controlled substance?
No. Naloxone is not a controlled substance

Q.Is naloxone addictive?
No. Naloxone is not addictive

Q.Is naloxone water soluble?
Yes. Naloxone is soluble in water

Q.Is naloxone absorbed orally?
Yes. Naloxone is relatively well absorbed after oral administration. However, it undergoes extensive first-pass metabolism, making this route of delivery ineffective

Q.Is naloxone in subutex?
No. Naloxone is not present in subutex

Q.Does naloxone block tramadol?
No. naloxone does not block tramadol

Q.Does naloxone cause constipation?
No. Naloxone does not cause constipation

Q.Does naloxone reverse methadone?
Yes. Naloxone reverses the effects of methadone

Q.Does naloxone reverse ketamine?
No. Naloxone does not reverse the effect of ketamine as it is an anaesthetic agent

Q.Does naloxone block buprenorphine?
Naloxone does not block buprenorphine if it is taken in pill form, but when injected or snorted it will.

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Content on this page was last updated on 18 July, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)