Naloxone

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The AMA wants to hear directly from physicians how they are responding to the nation’s opioid epidemic. By sharing your story, you will help inform AMA advocacy in our work on behalf of physicians and patients.

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Select national resources demonstrating how to better understand and implement co-prescribing naloxone in your practice and community.

Surgeon General’s Advisory on Naloxone and Opioid Overdose

Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service, VADM Jerome Adams, MD

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AMA Opioid Task Force naloxone recommendations

Updated August 2017

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Management of Opioid Withdrawal and Overdose II

Discussing Naloxone for Opioid Safety

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Naloxone for Opioid Safety
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Putting Naloxone Into Action!
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When Seconds Count: “Opioid Overdose Resuscitation” card
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Public Policy Statement on the Use of Naloxone for the Prevention of Drug Overdose Deaths
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Overdose prevention tools and best practices

Harm Reduction Coalition

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Naloxone product comparison chart for brand and generic injectable and intranasal formulations

Prescribe to Prevent

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CDC MMWR

Opioid Overdose Prevention Programs Providing Naloxone to Laypersons — United States, 2014

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“With a little help from my friends: The effects of naloxone access and Good Samaritan laws on opioid-related deaths”

National Bureau of Economic Research. February 2017 February 2017.

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