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Naloxone in shock and toxic coma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6394006     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In summary, naloxone has proved to be effective and safe during its years of use for narcotic antagonism. Its usefulness in non-narcotic coma and shock remains controversial, although some encouraging but inconclusive evidence exists. The final answer lies on the horizon of medicine; it awaits further delineation of the role of endogenous opioids in health and disease and clear statistical verification of naloxone's efficacy in such disease states.
Authors:
H L Chen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of emergency medicine     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0735-6757     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Emerg Med     Publication Date:  1984 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-03-20     Completed Date:  1985-03-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309942     Medline TA:  Am J Emerg Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  444-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Arousal / drug effects*
Coma / drug therapy
Humans
Naloxone / adverse effects,  pharmacology,  therapeutic use*
Shock / drug therapy*
Shock, Cardiogenic / drug therapy
Shock, Hemorrhagic / drug therapy
Shock, Septic / drug therapy
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
465-65-6/Naloxone

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