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Opioid Overdose Response - Prenoxad naloxone injection

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Opioid Overdose Response - Prenoxad naloxone injection

Step-by-step instructions on how to administer Prenoxad naloxone injection to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose temporarily.

An opioid overdose occurs when a person consumes too much of an opioid. This includes illicit substances such as heroin, as well as prescription opioids such as morphine, fentanyl or oxycodone.

Signs of an opioid overdose may include a person who is unconscious or unresponsive, or who is having breathing difficulties.
Learn about how to participate in Victoria’s Take-Home Naloxone ProgramExternal Link as an approved organisation or worker, or member of the community.

Target audience:
Health practitioners
Service area:
March 2024
Last reviewed:
June 2024
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