Reversing an adult opioid overdose with naloxone in the medical setting

18 October 2022A patient safety alert highlighted the risks of giving inappropriate doses of naloxone. This page guides on using appropriate intravenous doses.

Estimating dose equivalence from oral morphine to other opioids

14 September 2021Use our tool to obtain approximate dose equivalences of oral morphine to other oral opioids and help you calculate an estimated equivalent dose

Safety in Lactation: Antagonists for central and respiratory depression

21 September 2020Naloxone is indicated for the treatment opioid-induced respiratory depression. If the clinical situation warrants an intervention to the breastfeeding mother, treatment should not be withheld.
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Lactation Safety Information

Low levels anticipated in milk due to the drug's properties
No published evidence of safety
24 September 2020