History of Naloxone for heroin, prescription opioid, and illicitly made fentanyl overdoses

Study discusses “current challenges arising in this new era of synthetic opioids, including variable potency of illicit drugs due to erratic adulteration of the drug supply with synthetic opioids, potentially changing efficacy of standard naloxone formulations for overdose rescue, potentially shorter overdose response time, and reports of fentanyl exposure among people who use drugs but are opioid na├»ve”

http://www.ijdp.org/article/S0955-3959(17)30168-8/fulltext

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.