Description

Naloxone hydrochloride, a semisynthetic morphine derivative (N-allyl-nor-oxymorphone), is a specific opioid antagonist that acts competitively at opioid receptors. It reveals very high affinity for the opioid receptor sites and therefore displaces both opioid agonists and partial antagonists, such as pentazocine, for example, but also nalorphine.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Naloxone
V Various → V03 All other therapeutic products → V03A All other therapeutic products → V03AB Antidotes

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