Therapeutic AreaFormulary ChoicesCost for 28
(unless otherwise stated)
Rationale for decision / comments
BNF Chapter 15: Anaesthesia
15.1.7 Antagonists for central and respiratory depression
Opioid overdoseNaloxone400mcg/ml ampoule: £4.10 (1ml)
1mg/ml PFS: £16.50 (2ml)
Refer to Emergency treatment of poisoning section of current BNF for guidance on management of opioid overdose / respiratory depression.