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Can you be allergic to naloxone

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
It is possible: It is possible to be allergic to any medication. A medication has other ingredients, such as stabilizers, preservatives, pH buffers, etc..., and a per ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pedro Cabrera
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Suboxone: suboxone is a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone and comes in a sublingual form
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Pain management: consultation is in order: you should not be using Subutex or oxy- products. What makes you think you are allergic to naloxone? Get off all narcotics a ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Narcan (naloxone) contraindicat: Ones with hypersensitivity to Narcan (naloxone) or similar products.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: It may cause cardiac arritmias, cardiac arrest and death.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
42 years experience Addiction Medicine
Opiate reversal: Narcan (naloxone) reverses the effects of opiate intoxication.
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Blixt
23 years experience Addiction Medicine
Really fast: If Narcan (naloxone) is given IV to overcome an opiate od, the effects are almost immediate. If it is given im the response is slower.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The maximum dosage for any individual depends on many factors, however the manufacturer oftens states a maximum dosage for certain individuals. There ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary-Anthony Lawson-Boucher
21 years experience Anesthesiology
Reversal agents: Narcan (naloxone) is used as a reversal agent for opiates. If suboptimal doses are given, then the opiate side effect will not be blocked/reversed. To ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph De Santi
28 years experience Family Medicine
Nifty Naloxone: Naloxone, or Narcan (naloxone) is intended to reverse narcotic overdose and is usually given in the vein, muscle or breathing tube (in emergencies). ... Read More
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