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dose too heavily

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It can very quickly restore normal respiration to a person whose breathing has slowed or stopped as a result of overdosing with heroin or prescription opioid pain medications.
To the Editor: Increasing numbers of HIV/AIDS-infected individuals have presented to medical casualty at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital (CMJAH) after attempting suicide by overdosing on their antiretroviral therapy.
Meanwhile, a senior doctor has spoken of his concern after it was revealed more than 4,000 people were admitted to North East accident and emergency after overdosing on paracetamol.
The press reported that Worcester has a significant overdosing population and yet despite years of asking for this information the council has not been able to access it - at times we have been told that the data doesn't exist.
In January, Alex Kral of the research firm RTI International looked at 16 organizations distributing the kits and found that they've trained 20,950 people in how to give Narcan to an overdosing drug user.
A coroner and senior cop have both voiced alarm over the rising number of people overdosing on heroin in the North East.