Responding to Overdose With Naloxone


A variety of drugs and drug combinations carry the risk of fatal overdose. In the case of opioids, which includes heroin and prescription pain medications like Vicodin, OxyContin, and Percocet, naloxone (also known by the brand name Narcan) can reverse an overdose, potentially saving a loved one’s life. Learn how to use it to prevent an opioid overdose.

Publisher: Partnership for Drug-Free Kids (4 pages)

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