Date Published

March 13, 2023

Updated For

ALS PCS Version ALS PCS Version 5.2


Can you confirm that the change in dose from 0.8 to 0.4 IM was simply because we are trying not to wake these patients up?


Yes. the change was to update each route to "best practices". The goal is to try and ensure they are able to ventilate on their own, without causing them to be go through acute withdrawal leading to agitation, vomiting, etc.



ALS-PCS 5.0, Dosage, naloxone, Narcan, Opioid Toxicity, Overdose

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