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What is Naloxone?

There are two types of Naloxone available in Ireland


Intramuscular Naloxone (brand name Prenoxad™)

Intranasal Naloxone (brand name Nyxoid™)

 Signs of an opioid overdose



Naloxone and Covid-19

From the 1st of June 2023 if the person is not breathing and the person responding is comfortable providing rescue breaths the CPR response can revert to pre-covid guidelines of administering chest compressions and rescue breaths. Responders can continue to provide compression-only CPR after the 1st of June 2023 where they consider there to be a risk, or they are not comfortable providing rescue breaths.

How to respond to an opioid overdose


How to move a person into the recovery position



How to carry out chest compressions



Further Naloxone Resources


Download a Step by Step guide How to administer Naloxone here


Video Resources

Get video resources on our site here

Further Information

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