teex naloxone

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  1. Naloxone (Narcan) Class
    Narcotic Antagonist
  2. Naloxone (Narcan) Actions
    Reverses the effects of narcotics by competing for opiate receptors
  3. Naloxone (Narcan) Indications
    • 1. Narcotic Overdoses including: Morphine, Methadone, Dilaudid, Heroin, Fentanyl, Demerol, Paraegoric, Percodan, Tylox, Nubain, Stadol, Talwin, and Darvon
    • 2. Alcoholic Coma to rule out narcotics
    • 3. To rule out norcotics in coma of unknown origen
  4. Naloxone (Narcan) Contraindications
  5. Naloxone (Narcan) Precautions
    Can result in severe withdrawl effects
  6. Naloxone (Narcan) Side Effects
    • 1. Acute withdrawl syndrome (give slowly)
    • 2. Pulmonary edema in rare cases
  7. Naloxone (Narcan) Dosage
    1-2 mg q 5 minutes SLOW IV push. Titrate to achieve good tidal volume with respirations
  8. Naloxone (Narcan) Route
    IV, IM, ET, SQ
  9. Naloxone (Narcan) Pediatric
    .1 mg / kg
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