The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast

The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast

Time to Talk About Naloxone [60 Sec Psych]

October 17, 2020

New labeling from the FDA requires physicians to discuss naloxone with patients or caregivers they are prescribing opioids to. The new guideline also recommends that we prescribe naloxone to anyone who is at risk for opioid overdose, even if we aren’t prescribing them an opioid. That would include patients with a history of opioid overdose and those who use the drugs recreationally.

Published On: 10/17/20

Duration: 2 minutes, 6 seconds

Episode Notes: Naloxone 2 mg/2 ml pre-filled Luer lock–ready needleless syringes with a mucosal atomizer or Narcan nasal spray 4 mg

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