Naloxone

FDA Approved: * October 2, 1985
Pharm Company: * WYETH AYERST
Category: Opioid Dependence

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Naloxone Overview

Naloxone, sold under the brandname Narcan among others, is a medication used to block the effects of opioids, especially in overdose.[1] Naloxone may be combined with an opioid (in the same pill) to decrease the risk of opioid misuse.[1] When given intravenously, naloxone works within two minutes, and when injected into a muscle, it works within five minutes;[1] it may also be sprayed into the nose.[3] The effects of naloxone las...

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What Are The Effects of Taking Naloxone/Suboxone Long Term?

I have heard some horror stories about the effecta of taking Naloxone containing products long term. I have heard people say they had negative neurological effects from it as well as severe depression and other problems. I have also heard that Naloxone sucks all of the natural endorphins out of your body too. Doctors are really quick to prescribe a Naloxone/Buprenorphine combination product but never seem to be able to answer what the long/lifetime effects of Naloxone truly are. Has any research been conducted on the long term use of Naloxone? I am very concerned because it is nearly impossible to get a medication for drug addiction in this state that does not contain some amount of Naloxone. Since we are forced to take this medication, I think it is time we are told the truth about wha...

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Naloxone / Oxycodone / Suboxone

I can’t seem to find an answer. If oxycodone now has naloxone in it so that there isn’t an euphoric high, isn’t that the same as the Suboxone? Suboxone has naloxone in it but it must also have the narcotic also, otherwise how would it keep people from going into full blown withdrawals? The new pain pills are the SAME EXACT thing, they stop the withdrawals but do nothing for the pain? So aren’t we as the consumer/patient being misinformed as to the true nature of the new formulated pain pills? I’m in pain but oh thank you I still have narcotics in my blood. Naloxone stomps on the opioid, so what’s the sense??? Wouldn’t it be better to know the truth? Oh and by the way, UFOs exist lol. Loooking for the truth. ## Big Red Balloon, From what I can re...

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54 375 suboxone pill - does it block other opiates

I am trying to cut back on my pain pills (oxycodone #10) that I take 4-5 times daily for my pain. If I take the suboxone later that day and am still hurting, can I take 1 of my oxycodone's and will it work with my pain or will it block it and I would be just wanting it? Please help me if anyone knows the answer. ## The Naloxone in the Suboxone will block it from working. The Suboxone takes a very strong hold on the opiate receptors in your brain and tends to kick out other opiates, which could also result in dangerous precipitated withdrawals. NDC Code for more details: 0054-0189 The FDA warns that these medications carry the risk of being habit forming, and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, constipation, and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help wi...

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watson 395/50/0.5

green oval pill imprinted watson 395/50/0.5 ## Based on the description provided, I found your pill to be Naloxone (0.5 mg) + Pentazocine (50 mg). You can view a detailed description of the drug, by clicking on the links below... Pentazocine: Naloxone: If you have any more questions or comments to add, please post back so I can further assist you. ## What is a green oval pull with Watson on one side and 395/50 0.5? Is it stronger than the yellow norco 10/325?

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Orange round pill with no imprint but scored

Just wanted to know what these are? I got them in Australia. They are a very bright orange color with score marks on one side and nothing on the other. ## Are they orange flavoured as well? Perhaps if so, bupenorphine w/naloxone also generic for suboxone.

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is naloxone bad for your liver

I have hep-c. I'm on methadone, but am switching to suboxone or subutex. I hear that naloxone is bad for your liver. Is this true and should I tell the Dr this? ## My liver is fatty and I have been an opium addict since 2010. Can you please tell me if Naloxone tablets are harmful for my liver or not?

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Take-Home Naloxone Kits

I'm a Journalism student from Western University writing a story about take-home Naloxone programs. Wondering if anyone here has used a Naloxone kit and what your experience was like? ## I am 35 years old and I am percribed 90 10mg oxycodone. I've been on and off of pain meds since I was 16. I was having a lot of back issues since the birth of my oldest 3 children so at that time a friend referred me to a pain clinic in the great state of FLA during the "pill mill" epidemic. My Dr. here in MD agrees with me in saying that I was totally mismanaged being perscribed in 2008 thru 2010 with 30mg oxycodone / 240 a month as well as 90 2mg of xanax. I very soon became addicted but when I found out I was 3mo pregnant I never showed back up to the Dr office again. I weined myself ...

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Naloxone/narcan experiences

Recently I was given narcan in the emergency room after being nonresponsive for an hour and vomitting while I was unconcious. I had taken 120 mgs of ms contin and 2 mgs of ativan, but in this case it wasn't the pills I had swine flu. That was the reason I couldn't get enough air and couldn't stay awake. Anyway they gave me the narcan and almost immediately I started shouting and swearing and having extreme chills and heat flashes at the same time and extreme paranoia. I also couldn't stop coughing and was breathing very rapidly. I was just wondering if that was withdrawal symptoms from the dose of narcan or if I just had a weird reaction. Thanks for your help. ## Sounds weird or you are alergic! I say alergic cause my wife had the same kinda thing happen to her. ## The r...

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can u take naloxone with methadone

I am on methadone and I've got an abscess in my mouth. It's killing me. Can I take targin naxolone or will it interfere with my methadone? ## Targin Naloxone will not do anything to help with an abscess, it is used to prevent opiate abuse. The NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and stomach pain. An abscess will require an antibiotic, and follow up dental treatment to correct whatever underlying problem has caused the infection. Have you consulted a dentist?

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Suboxone or Naloxone causing hives?

Could my chronic idiopathic hives (of 5yrs) be caused by 2mg Suboxone? I've been on sub for that long. And if so, is it the bup or naloxone? I'm sick of getting Xolair shots and just masking the underlying issue. ## Hello, Mike! How are you? Yes, it has been known to cause that, in some people that take it, according to FDA reports. Other side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and constipation. It also carries the risk of being habit forming. Unfortunately, I am not sure which ingredient is more likely the cause, but your doctor or pharmacist may know. Are you on any other medications?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Naloxone
  • Injection: 0.02mg/ml, 0.4mg/0.4ml, 0.4mg/ml, 1mg/ml, 2mg
  • Powder: 100%
  • Solution: 0.4mg/0.4ml, 0.4mg/0.4ml (0.4mg/0.4ml), 2mg/0.4ml (2mg/0.4ml)
  • Spray: 40mg/ml
  • Spray, Metered: 2mg/spray, 4mg/spray
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Naloxone: (45 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0409-1212 Naloxone Hydrochloride .4 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-1215 Naloxone Hydrochloride .4 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-1219 Naloxone Hydrochloride .4 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-1782 Naloxone Hydrochloride .4 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0548-1469 Naloxone Hydrochloride 1 mg/ml Parenteral Injection by Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0548-3369 Naloxone Hydrochloride 1 mg/ml Parenteral Injection by Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0641-6132 Naloxone Hydrochloride .4 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection by West-ward Pharmaceuticals Corp.
  • 17478-041 Naloxone Hydrochloride .4 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Akorn, Inc.
  • 17478-042 Naloxone Hydrochloride .4 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Akorn, Inc.
  • 50090-1836 Naloxone Hydrochloride .4 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 50090-3154 Naloxone Hydrochloride 1 mg/ml Parenteral Injection by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 50090-3294 Naloxone Hydrochloride .4 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 51662-1238 Naloxone Hydrochloride .4 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Hf Acquisition Co. LLC, Dba Healthfirst
  • 51662-1239 Naloxone Hydrochloride 1 mg/ml Parenteral Injection by Hf Acquisition Co. LLC, Dba Healthfirst
  • 51662-1240 Narcan Naloxone Hci 4 mg/.1ml Nasal Spray by Hf Acquisition Co LLC, Dba Healthfirst
  • 51662-1242 Naloxone Hci .4 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Hf Acquisition Co. LLC, Dba Health First
  • 52125-335 Naloxone Hydrochloride 1 mg/ml Parenteral Injection by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 52584-036 Naloxone Hydrochloride 1 mg/ml Parenteral Injection by General Injectables & Vaccines, Inc
  • 52584-058 Naloxone Hydrochloride .4 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by General Injectables and Vaccines, Inc.
  • 52584-215 Naloxone Hydrochloride .4 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by General Injectables & Vaccines, Inc
  • 25 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Naloxone or a similar ingredient: (11 results)

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Naloxone / Oxycodone / Suboxone
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Naloxone with Cipro
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Naloxone now available Over the Counter in 14 States
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is naloxone bad for your liver
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suboxone naloxone 8mg 2mg new formula imprint 2084 v
Same orange pill with imprint "2084 at top/with a fancy V" at the bottom has been identified as suboxone 8mg/2mg... 1 reply
Take-Home Naloxone Kits
I'm a Journalism student from Western University writing a story about take-home Naloxone programs. Wondering if any... 3 replies
can u take naloxone with methadone
I am on methadone and I've got an abscess in my mouth. It's killing me. Can I take targin naxolone or will it in... 1 reply
Suboxone or Naloxone causing hives?
Could my chronic idiopathic hives (of 5yrs) be caused by 2mg Suboxone? I've been on sub for that long. And if so, is... 1 reply
Pertazocine/Naloxone
5 mg ## The Pentazocine is an opiate, used to treat moderate to severe pain, it is coupled with the Naloxone to help pre... 1 reply




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