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Naloxone can reverse heroin overdose, but it's not widely available

Publié par Clifford Armion le 02/06/2014

Matt Pearce

The young New York woman had just gotten home from rehab but couldn't wait to shoot up again. Her parents, who lived in an affluent neighborhood of Long Island's Suffolk County, found her in the shower when they heard the water running too long.
She had overdosed on heroin.
By the time Suffolk County Police Officer James Garside and a firefighter arrived and pulled her out of the bathroom, she wasn't breathing.
Read on...
That's when they gave her a dose of naloxone, the go-to drug for treating heroin and painkiller overdoses.
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"Naloxone can reverse heroin overdose, but it's not widely available", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2014. Consulté le 04/12/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/naloxone-can-reverse-heroin-overdose-but-it-s-not-widely-available