narcotic antagonist


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an antagonist used to counteract the effects of narcotics (especially to counteract the depression of respiration)

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naloxone, a narcotic antagonist, eliminates the analgesic effect of the opioid medication as well as countering the respiratory depression, which is considered a significant drawback to its use.
Finally, the narcotic antagonist naloxone should be immediately available when epidural or intrathecal morphine has been used.
The second technology has the advantage of offering a shorter development time than the narcotic antagonist based technology.
Nonspecific therapies include the antihypertensive/central analgesic clonidine, narcotic antagonists naloxone and naltrexone, and melatonin.
Nonspecific therapies include the antihypertensive/central anaigesic clonidine, the narcotic antagonists naloxone and naltrexone, and melatonin.