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Can anyone tell me why centers dispense Narcan (naloxone) to people with heroin overdoses?
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Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Addiction Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Death prevention
Heroin overdose may be lethal.
Narcan (naloxone) immediately counteracts opiate intoxication because it is an opiate antagonist.

In brief: Death prevention
Heroin overdose may be lethal.
Narcan (naloxone) immediately counteracts opiate intoxication because it is an opiate antagonist.
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
In brief: Blocker
It is an opioid blocker. It blocks the effects of the heroine.

In brief: Blocker
It is an opioid blocker. It blocks the effects of the heroine.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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