Narcotan 20mcg Injection

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Composition for Narcotan 20mcg Injection

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Primarily used for

Opioid (Morphine like drugs) toxicity
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Medicine Overview of Narcotan Injection

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Uses of Narcotan Injection

Narcotan 20mcg Injection is used in the treatment of Opioid (Morphine like drugs) toxicity.
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Side effects of Narcotan Injection

Common

Nausea, Headache, Increased blood pressure, Vomiting, Increased heart rate, Decreased blood pressure, Dizziness.

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How to use Narcotan Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Narcotan Injection works

Naloxone 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..

In Depth Information on Narcotan Injection

Expert advice for Narcotan Injection

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Narcotan 20mcg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Narcotan 20mcg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Narcotan 20mcg Injection should be used with caution during
lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Narcotan 20mcg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Narcotan 20mcg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Naloxone, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Narcotan 20mcg Injection

Frequently asked questions for 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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Substitutes for Narcotan

No substitutes found for this medicine
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