Naloxone- Drug Detail Profile

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

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