Listen for Questions About Higher Doses of Naloxone

Questions are coming up about whether higher naloxone doses are needed for opioid overdose.

Usual naloxone doses are 4 mg intranasal or 0.4 mg IM.

Now people are hearing that higher naloxone doses...such as 8 mg intranasal...may be needed, since overdoses from "ultra-potent" fentanyl-like compounds are on the rise.

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