What is Naloxone?

Naloxone is classified as a prescription medication, though it is not a controlled substance. Naloxone blocks the effects of opioid medication, discouraging misuse and minimizing the risk of overdose.

What does Naloxone look like?

How is Naloxone abused?

This medication can be given by intranasal spray, intramuscular (into the muscle), subcutaneous (under the skin), or intravenous injection.

How does Naloxone affect a person?

Use of naloxone may cause symptoms of opioid withdrawal, including nervousness, restlessness, irritability, body aches, dizziness, weakness, diarrhea, stomach pain, nausea, fever, chills, goose bumps, and sneezing or runny nose in the absence of a cold.

What are the health effects/risks of using Naloxone?

Use of naloxone may cause symptoms of opioid withdrawal, including nervousness, restlessness, irritability, body aches, dizziness, weakness, diarrhea, stomach pain, nausea, fever, chills, goose bumps, and sneezing or runny nose in the absence of a cold.