Naloxone

Naloxone Rescue Kits

  • Naloxone is a life-saving antidote sprayed into the nose or injected into the muscle of someone who is unresponsive and/or suspected to be overdosing on opioid drugs.


  • Examples of Opioids are, but not limited to:
Oxycodone (Percocet)
Hydrocodone (Vicodin)
Methadone
Morphine
MSContin
Oxycontin
Hydromorphone (Dilaudid)
Fentanyl
Heroin



What is Naloxone or Narcan?


It is a prescription medication that reverses an opioid overdose.  It cannot be used to get high and is not addictive.  Naloxone is safe and effective; emergency medical professionals and doctors have used it for decades.


Who can carry or administer naloxone?

Washington State law (RCW 69.50.315) allows anyone at risk for having or witnessing a drug overdose to obtain a prescription for naloxone.  users, family members, and concerned friends can all carry naloxone in the same way family members of people with allergies are allowed to carry an Epi-pen.


How are Naloxone Rescue Kits supplied?


Naloxone comes as a nasal spray or muscular injection:





Naloxone Rescue Kits, Education and Training:

Available at all of our pharmacy locations.



Education and Training required for initial dispensing of rescue kits


BY APPOINTMENT ONLY



FAQ for Patients

FAQ for Providers


For more information visit: www.StopOverdose.org








Last Updated: 9/7/2016
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