What drug?: naloxone

Bellingan, Michelle (2017) What drug?: naloxone. Australian Pharmacist, 36 (5). pp. 54-57.

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[Extract] Abbey is a 28-year old personal trainer who has visited your pharmacy for many years. She tells you that her partner, Jake, has been in 'rehab' for a codeine addiction that progressed to heroin use. Although excited that Jake is 'coming home clean', Abbey is worried that he may 'use again'. She has heard that opioid oversdose is more common after a period of abstinence. She asks you fo a supply of nalaxone to keepat home 'just in case', even though she has 'never given an injection before'.

Item ID: 51599
Item Type: Article (Short Note)
ISSN: 0728-4632
Keywords: naloxone, heroin, drug overdose
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Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2017 02:26
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1115 Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences > 111503 Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920414 Substance Abuse @ 100%
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