Narcan

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Author:
TLit09
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2947
Filename:
Narcan
Updated:
2009-12-13 11:10:53
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Medications
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Narcan
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  1. What class is Narcan?
    Narcotic antagonist
  2. What is the mechanism of action of Narcan?
    Opiate blocker
  3. What are the indications of Narcan?
    Opiate OD, complete or partial reversal of CNS and respiratory depression caused by opiods etc.
  4. What are the contraindications of Narcan?
    None
  5. What is the dosage of Narcan?
    1-2mg IVP, repeat after 5min as needed
  6. What is the duration of action of Narcan?
    Onset is 2-3min, duration 3-6hrs

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