Naloxone-Antidote- Indications, Dosage, Contraindications, ADRs

Category of Drug Naloxone-Antidote is Antidotes and Substances Used in Poisoning.
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Naloxone-Antidote is used for
1. Opioid overdosage
2. Postoperative respiratory
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms INJECTION
Contraindications Hypersensitivity
Precautions1. Physical dependence on opioids or other situations where acute withdrawal syndrome may be precipitated
2. Lactation
3. Cardiovascular disease
4. Pregnancy
Adverse Effects1. Nausea
2. Vomiting
3. Sweating-may also be due
to opioid withdrawal
Pregnancy Category B

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