NALOXONE CAN REVERSE
AN OVERDOSE


Naloxone works on both prescription opioids and heroin and may be available at your local pharmacy.

SIGNS & SYMPTOMS OF AN OVERDOSE

When people take opioids, they are at risk. Many overdoses are unintentional and may still happen even when taking medication as prescribed. A person overdosing may exhibit any or all of the signs listed below. If you believe someone is overdosing, call 911, perform rescue breathing, and administer naloxone if available. Don’t leave until help arrives.

SMALL, PINPOINT PUPILS
BLUE/PURPLE FINGERNAILS & LIPS
WON’T WAKE UP, LIMP BODY
SHALLOW OR STOPPED BREATHING
FAINT HEARTBEAT
GURGLING, CHOKING NOISE

NALOXONE SAVES

Naloxone is a drug that reverses an overdose. It could save you or a loved one's life. Here are some frequently asked questions.