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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection is indicated for the complete or partial reversal of opioid depression, including respiratory depression, induced by natural and synthetic opioids including propoxyphene...

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection, USP may be administered intravenously, intramuscularly, or subcutaneously. The most rapid onset of action is achieved by intravenous administration and it is...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

Naloxone hydrochloride injection is contraindicated in patients known to be hypersensitive to naloxone hydrochloride or to any of the other ingredients contained in the formulation.

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WARNINGS

Drug Dependence

Naloxone hydrochloride injection should be administered cautiously to persons, including newborns of mothers, who are known or suspected...

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

Postoperative

The following adverse events have been associated with the use of naloxone hydrochloride injection in postoperative patients:...

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DRUG ABUSE AND DEPENDENCE

Naloxone hydrochloride injection is an opioid antagonist. Physical dependence associated with the use of naloxone hydrochloride injection has not been reported. Tolerance to the opioid antagonist...

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OVERDOSAGE

There is limited clinical experience with naloxone hydrochloride injection overdosage in humans.

Adult Patients

In one small study, volunteers...

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DESCRIPTION

Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection, USP is a sterile, nonpyrogenic solution of naloxone hydrochloride in water for injection. Each milliliter (mL) contains 0.4 mg naloxone hydrochloride and sodium chloride to...

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Complete or Partial Reversal of Opioid Depression

Naloxone prevents or reverses the effects of opioids including respiratory depression,...

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HOW SUPPLIED

Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection, USP is supplied in the following:

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Injection, USP

Ampul, Fliptop Vial, Opioid Antagonist

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