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What is Naloxone and How Does it Work?

Naloxone is a life-saving medicine that is used to reverse opioid overdoses.Ā 

Naloxone has been safely used by medical professionals since 1971.

Naloxone is the generic name, but its brand name is NarcanĀ® nasal spray.

It comes in two forms- (1) intranasal spray, and (2) intramuscular injection/shot.

Intranasal SprayIntramuscular Injection/Shot