Mechanism of action: naloxone hydrochloride is an opioid antagonist with greatest affinity for the mu receptor. It acts by competing for the mu, kappa, and sigma opiate receptor sites in the CNS.
Therapeutic Class; antidote, opioid antagonist
Contraindications: hypersensitivity to naloxone or any product ingredients
Side effects: erythema at injection site, dizziness, headache, cardiac arrest, hypertension, hypotension, tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, sweating, nausea, vomiting, coma, encephalopathy, seizure, tremor, pulmonary edema, opioid withdrawal