opioid intoxication

opioid intoxication

Substance abuse A mental state characterized by somnolence, confusion, or unconsciousness caused by opium or its derivatives–heroin, morphine, semisynthetic opioid narcotics. See Endorphin, Narcotic, Opiate, Opioid.
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It would be wise to educate staff members and inmates about the signs and symptoms of opioid intoxication and withdrawal, so they can respond appropriately.
All patients reported to the CPCS San Francisco Division had various signs and symptoms of opioid intoxication after ingestion of the illicit product, and all recovered without clinical sequelae within 24 hours.
The product is intended for the treatment of known or suspected opioid intoxication or overdose.
We believe the extension of our sublingual spray platform with our Naloxone molecule, if approved by the FDA, will offer patients a needle-free solution to treat known or suspected opioid intoxication or overdose.
Patients prescribed opioids for management of chronic pain are most at risk for opioid intoxication or overdose (Garcia, 2013).
The dosage used for opioid intoxication reversal is dependent upon the health care provider's suspicion of the patient's opioid dependence.
Organophosphorus poisoning and opioid intoxication remain the most common differential diagnoses.
Opioid Overdose at the End of a Dosing Interval, After Missing a Dose and Following an Attempt to Overcome Opioid Blockade: Use of lower doses of opioids after VIVITROL treatment is discontinued, at the end of a dosing interval, or after missing a dose could result in life-threatening opioid intoxication.
Use of lower doses of opioids after VIVITROL is discontinued, at the end of a dosing interval or after missing a dose could result in life-threatening opioid intoxication.
In patients with a previous history of opioid abuse, administration of exogenous opioids may result in potentially life-threatening opioid intoxication.