Narcan Now

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About this app

NARCAN Now is the official app for NARCAN® (naloxone HCL) Nasal Spray. NARCAN Now is your tool for up-to-date product and safety information for NARCAN® Nasal Spray. With a simple to follow usage guide, pharmacy locater and training videos, you can ensure you are ready-to-use NARCAN Nasal Spray in the event of an opioid overdose emergency.

Indication and Important Safety Information
INDICATIONS
NARCAN® (naloxone hydrochloride) Nasal Spray is an opioid antagonist indicated for the emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose, as manifested by respiratory and/or central nervous system depression. NARCAN® Nasal Spray is intended for immediate administration as emergency therapy in settings where opioids may be present.
NARCAN® Nasal Spray is not a substitute for emergency medical care.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
NARCAN® Nasal Spray is contraindicated in patients known to be hypersensitive to naloxone hydrochloride.

Seek emergency medical assistance immediately after initial use, keeping the patient under continued surveillance.

Risk of Recurrent Respiratory and CNS Depression: Due to the duration of action of naloxone relative to the opioid, keep the patient under continued surveillance and administer repeat doses of naloxone using a new nasal spray with each dose, as necessary, while awaiting emergency medical assistance.

Risk of Limited Efficacy with Partial Agonists or Mixed Agonists/Antagonists: Reversal of respiratory depression caused by partial agonists or mixed agonists/antagonists, such as buprenorphine and pentazocine, may be incomplete. Larger or repeat doses may be required.

Precipitation of Severe Opioid Withdrawal: Use in patients who are opioid dependent may precipitate opioid withdrawal characterized by body aches, diarrhea, increased heart rate (tachycardia), fever, runny nose, sneezing, goose bumps (piloerection), sweating, yawning, nausea or vomiting, nervousness, restlessness or irritability, shivering or trembling, abdominal cramps, weakness, and increased blood pressure. In neonates, opioid withdrawal may be life-threatening if not recognized and properly treated and may be characterized by convulsions, excessive crying, and hyperactive reflexes. Monitor for the development of opioid withdrawal.

Risk of Cardiovascular (CV) Effects: Abrupt postoperative reversal of opioid depression may result in adverse CV effects. These events have primarily occurred in patients who had pre-existing CV disorders or received other drugs that may have similar adverse CV effects. Monitor these patients closely in an appropriate healthcare setting after use of naloxone hydrochloride.

The following adverse reactions were observed in a NARCAN Nasal Spray clinical study: increased blood pressure, musculoskeletal pain, headache, nasal dryness, nasal edema, nasal congestion, and nasal inflammation.

See Instructions for Use and full prescribing information in the use of this product.

To report SUSPECTED ADVERSE REACTIONS, contact Adapt Pharma, Inc. at 1-844-4NARCAN (1-844-462-7226) or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch.

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Copyright: 2016 Adapt Pharam (Narcan Nasal Sparay), All rights reserved.
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Sep 24, 2018

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3.9
8 reviews
Ayomipo Ojutalayo
September 13, 2018
4 stars only because an aspect of the app doesn't work. When you search for stores that have Narcan you get an error message. That is a major problem for users.
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Nick
April 4, 2020
You can go to the website and get all of same information. The "app" doesn't do anything. A link would have been as effective with lower expectations. The information is provided in a manner that is neither clear nor concise. I hope whoever wrote it is not a native English speaker. It is a waste of time and bandwidth 😠
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Andrew Burns
December 5, 2018
No store details. No maps. This is the most important aspect of the app and it doesn't work.
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