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Signs of an Overdose

If you think the person is expecting an overdose, take A.C.T.I.O.N.:

Arouse (3's)1. Shout their name
2. Shake shoulders vigorously to arouse
3. Sternal rub
Check for signs of an overdose-Slowed or No Breathing
-Blue/Gray Lips or Fingernails
-Deep Snoring/Gurgling Noises
-Unresponsive to Pain Pinpoint Pupils
Telephone 911Call 911
Intranasal/Intramuscular NaloxoneGive naloxone
OxygenGive 2 rescue breaths initially; then 1 breath every 5 seconds OR do CPR if you know how OR follow dispatcher instructions.
Naloxone againRepeat naloxone in 2-3 minutes if the person does not respond after the first dose. Stay with the person if it is safe to do so until help arrives. If you must leave the person unattended or the person vomits, place the person in a side-lying recovery position (see below).