A member asked:

What is the drug that will resuscitate someone from a heroin overdose?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Luke Hermann answered

Specializes in Emergency Medicine

Narcan (naloxone): Narcan (naloxone) is the drug used to reverse the effects of heroin and other opiate compounds. Because this drug is not available "over the counter" however, it is not available for use by anyone except licensed medical providers.

Answered 9/28/2016


Dr. Momen El Nesr answered

Specializes in Addiction Medicine

Narcan (naloxone): Iv administration of Narcan (naloxone) under medical supervision.

Answered 6/30/2014



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