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.
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.