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Pharmacology and Action
Competes and displaces narcotic molecules from opiates receptors in the brain. It blocks the effects of both natural and synthetic narcotics and may reverse respiratory depression.
To reverse the effects of narcotic overdose; coma of unkown orgin
None in the emergency setting
Precautions and Side Effects
- - Increase BP
- - Increase Respiration
- - Tachycardia
- - Drowsiness
- - Tremors
- 0.4mg-2mg IV / IO / IM may repeat 2-3 mins as needed
- 2.0-2.5mg ET (USE CAUTION WITH THE ET PT)
0.01mg/kg IV/ IO/ IM may repeat 2-3 mins as needed
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