Naloxone

Naloxone is used to reverse the effects of opioids and is commonly used to counter decreased breathing in opioid overdose

Brand names: Narcan, Evzio, Nyxoid and others
Chemical Formula: C19H21NO4
Not to be confused with: Naltrexone

In Australia, naloxone is on the National Podiatry Scheduled Medicines List for use by authorised Podiatric surgeons only by injection.

List of Opioid analgesics:

Opioid Analgesics and Antagonists:
μ-opioid receptor agonists:
Natural opium alkaloids:MorphineCodeine
Semisynthetic opioids: OxycodoneDiacetylmorphine (Heroin)PholcodineEthylmorphine
Synthetic opioids:PethidineMethadoneFentanylTramadol
Complex action opioids:
Agonist-antagonists (κ-opioid receptor):NalorphinePentazocineButorphanol
Partial μ agonist and κ antagonist:Buprenorphine
Pure opioid antagonists:
NaloxoneNaltrexoneNalmefene

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