If we ever experience an opioid overdose, does it always mean the end? What is happening inside our bodies?
Overdose is the top cause of death for people car accidents or homicides—and is one the medicines such as oxycodone and morphine, however, if you take too much, or if you use and to make matters worse, two very powerful carfentanil are today commonly found in a anyone who uses opioids can experience an risk, like combining opioids with alcohol if you combine alcohol with
Another depressant, opioids slow down the central nervous system, including breathing. other things that can increase the risk of than was prescribed, buying drugs on the street, a high dose of opioids can cause you to stop breathing completely. in an overdose, there is an excessive effect rate, resulting in respiratory depression and eventually death. while effects can
Vary, signs that a person they may also show bluish skin around the opioid overdoses don’t have to be deadly, if you know how to do it, you can perform you may want to use a shield or a piece of cloth over your mouth. between 1996 and 2014, a survey from the cdc that’s why it’s important that more places naloxone is a type of medication that can naloxone is an opioid
Antagonist—meaning it can very quickly restore normal respiration stopped as a result of overdosing with heroin one of the effects it blocks is the depression system, allowing an overdose victim to breathe normally. in fact, it was designed to be used at home without any medical training. it’s best to continue rescue breathing while make sure to stay with the person
Until help arrives. the medicine can be injected quickly even through someone’s pants or shirt. we’ll put a quick naloxone start guide, so are there any other drugs you want us to talk about? to find out more about what they do and see as always my name is blocko, this has been life noggin.
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What Happens To Your Body During an Overdose? By Life Noggin