How to Administer Naloxone Nasal Spray

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How to give Naloxone Nasal Spray for opioid overdoses

Before you do anything: Call 911!

Lay person on back:

- Support neck

- Tilt head back

Give naloxone nasal spray

- Peel the package open and hold the device

- Do not press until ready to give naloxone

Place the tip in the nostril.

Naloxone spray is for the nose. It works, even if the person is not breathing.

Press firmly

Put person in recovery position. Hand supports head. Knees stop body from rolling onto stomach.

Give naloxone nasal spray again every 5 minutes if they don’t wake up or aren’t breathing properly. Use a new device every time.

Remember to check the product’s expiry date regularly.