FREE for everyone. Naloxone is an antidote to opioid drugs. Opioids can slow or stop a person's breathing, which causes death.
Naloxone helps the person wake up and keeps them breathing. It is a prescription medicine that reverses an opioid overdose. It cannot be used to get high and is not addictive.
Naloxone is safe and effective; emergency medical professionals have used it for decades. For more information, see: http://www.drugs.com/pro/naloxone.html.