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Naloxone Nasal Spray 4 mg/0.1 mL

Uses

For drug overdose.

Instructions

Alternate nostrils each time you use the medicine.

Keep the medicine at room temperature. Avoid heat and direct light.

This medicine should only be used by a person who has been trained to recognize when and how it should be used.

Ask your doctor, nurse or pharmacist to show you how to use this medicine correctly.

Read and carefully follow package instructions for preparing, using and cleaning the pump.

Leave the container in the box until a dose is needed.

Get medical help right away after giving the first dose.

If symptoms return, use another dose in the other nostril every 2-3 minutes. Change sides of the nose with each dose.

Please tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the medicines you take. Include both prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Also tell them about any vitamins, herbal medicines, or anything else you take for your health.

Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.

Cautions

Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine. Symptoms of an allergic reaction can include trouble breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness.

Your ability to stay alert or to react quickly may be impaired by this medicine. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this medicine will affect you.

Do not drink beverages with alcohol while on this medicine.

Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Please tell all your doctors and dentists that you are on this medicine before they provide care.

Ask your pharmacist if this medicine can interact with any of your other medicines. Be sure to tell them about all the medicines you take.

Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.

Side Effects

The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.

  • diarrhea
  • dry nose
  • fever or chills
  • headaches
  • high blood pressure
  • pain in the joints
  • irritation inside the nose
  • nausea
  • rapid heartbeat
  • runny nose
  • shakiness
  • sneezing
  • stomach pain

Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:

  • seizures

A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.

Extra

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it.Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions.Always follow their advice. There is a more complete description of this medicine available in English.Scan this code on your smartphone or tablet or use the web address below. You can also ask your pharmacist for a printout. If you have any questions, please ask your pharmacist.

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