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DARKE COUNTY — The Darke County Common Overall health District is providing absolutely free Narcan for particular residents.

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The Darke County Common Overall health District posted on Facebook that the division will distribute absolutely free Narcan for particular opioid customers.

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To qualify, the division gave the following suggestions:

  • Prior opioid intoxication or overdose.
  • History of nonmedical opioid use.
  • Initiation or cessation of methadone or buprenorphine.
  • Higher opioid prescription.

Opioid customers who meet the suggestions ought to also be getting any opioid prescription plus one particular of the following:

  • Rotated from one particular opioid to a further for the reason that of attainable incomplete cross-tolerance.
  • Smoking, COPD, emphysema, asthma, sleep apnea, respiratory infection, or other respiratory illness.
  • Renal dysfunction, hepatic illness, cardiac illness, or HIV/AIDS.
  • Concurrent alcohol use.
  • Concurrent benzodiazepine or other sedative prescription.
  • Concurrent antidepressant prescription.
  • Individuals who may well have difficulty accessing emergency healthcare solutions (distance, remoteness).

A voluntary request from a family members member, pal, peace officer, or other particular person in a position to help an person who there is cause to think is at threat of experiencing an opioid-connected overdose can also be produced.

These interested in the absolutely free Narcan distribution and who meet the suggestions can make contact with the division at 937-548-4196 ext. 235.

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