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What are the side effects of Narcan IV for an overdose of demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) iv?

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many

Side effects fromnaltrexone include interruptions of heart rythm, rapid heart rate, increase or decrease in blood pressuer; nausea and vomitting; sweating, and withdrawal symptoms if the person has been using the drug.
(the brand Narcan (naloxone) has been discontinued in the us).

In brief: Many

Side effects fromnaltrexone include interruptions of heart rythm, rapid heart rate, increase or decrease in blood pressuer; nausea and vomitting; sweating, and withdrawal symptoms if the person has been using the drug.
(the brand Narcan (naloxone) has been discontinued in the us).
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Narcan can cause

you to go into withdrawal wi irritability, restlessness, flushing, abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, fever, weakness, overall aching, sedation & dizziness.
Severe withdrawal sx's: agitation, ^ or v blood pressure, irregular heart rhythm, difficulty breathing, seizure or coma. REF: https://www.rxlist.com/narcan-side-effects-drug-center.htm

In brief: Narcan can cause

you to go into withdrawal wi irritability, restlessness, flushing, abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, fever, weakness, overall aching, sedation & dizziness.
Severe withdrawal sx's: agitation, ^ or v blood pressure, irregular heart rhythm, difficulty breathing, seizure or coma. REF: https://www.rxlist.com/narcan-side-effects-drug-center.htm
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