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What other drug can you take to prevent a overdose from heroin?

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Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Only blockers

Like Naltrexone will prevent an overdose but these can also precipitate withdrawal.
Certain family members will keep injectible Narcan (naloxone) around to respond to an overdose; this will wear off in an hour or two.

In brief: Only blockers

Like Naltrexone will prevent an overdose but these can also precipitate withdrawal.
Certain family members will keep injectible Narcan (naloxone) around to respond to an overdose; this will wear off in an hour or two.
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