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Withdrawal Symptoms (Side Effects) with Naloxone

Withdrawal symptoms are uncomfortable, but not life threatening. The person will be uncomfortable from the naloxone, but it is still better than death.

For people who take opioids regularly, naloxone may cause withdrawal symptoms.

Withdrawal symptoms:

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Chills
  • Muscle discomfort
  • Disorientation
  • Agitation
  • Resurgence of pain (opioid was relieving)