How Naloxone Saves Lives

Naloxone is an opioid antagonist that is used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. When a person experiences an opioid overdose, her central nervous system becomes life threateningly depressed and the respiratory system begins to fail, making her unable to breathe. According to the Harm Reduction Coalition, Naloxone, also known by the brand … Continue reading How Naloxone Saves Lives