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An Opioid Overdose Kit Lets Anyone Respond to an Emergency


Onebox, a West Virginia company, makes boxes that come with video instructions and space for the overdose reversal drug naloxone.

Bloomberg.com

By Tanaz Meghjani March 29, 2023 at 6:00 AM EDT When a person experiences an opioid overdose, breathing slows dramatically, and the brain is starved of oxygen, leading to potential brain damage, cardiac arrest and death. It’s critical that someone in the throes of such an episode receives emergency medical attention, including at least one dose of naloxone, which restores respiratory function.


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