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Be prepared with naloxone

Naloxone on demand

If you or a loved one is experiencing an opioid overdose, immediately call 911 and go to your nearest medical facility.

No service fee - just pay the cost of medication


Intermountain now offers more convenient access to life-saving naloxone in Utah and Idaho.

  • Complete the request form
  • Consult with a pharmacist over the phone
  • Medication is shipped to your door
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Why get naloxone?

Naloxone is a life-saving medication that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose. It works by temporarily reducing the effects of the drug so that patients can go to a medical facility. Naloxone is an important medication to have on hand if you or a family member uses opioids. If you or a loved one is experiencing an opioid overdose, immediately call 911 and go to your nearest medical facility.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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No, naloxone is a medication that can be dispensed to anyone that has interest. You don’t have to take any opioid medications to get naloxone. If you or someone you know is at an increased risk for opioid overdose, you should carry naloxone and keep it at home.

  • No, naloxone only has an effect on opioid medications.
  • Common opioids include the following brand and generic medications:
GenericBrand Name
HydrocodoneVicodin, Lorcet, Lortab, Norco, Zohydro
Oxycodone Percocet, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Percodan
Morphine MScontin, Kadian, Embeda, Avinza
CodeineTylenol w/ codeine, TyCo, Tylenol #3
Fentanyl Duragesic, Actiq
Hydromorphone Dilaudid
OxymorphoneOpana
Meperidine Demerol
Methadone Dolophine, Methadose
Buprenorphine Suboxone, Subitex, Zubsolv, Bunavail, Butrans
Heroin  

  • Think of the acronym SMELL :
    • Not SPEAKING - can't arouse them, they don't respond to painful stimuli
    • Not MOVING - unresponsive
    • EYES pinpoint pupils - pupils do not get bigger when the eyelid is opened
    • LIPS blue/gray, cold or clammy skin - not getting enough oxygen
    • LUNGS respiratory depression - very slow or gurgling breathing, and ultimately no breathing

If you see someone overdose on opioids or suspect you have found someone that has overdosed:

  • Call 911 and tell them someone is not breathing
  • Administer naloxone
  • Provide Rescue Breathing, and continue breathing for them
    • Tilt the head back, lift the chin, pinch nose
    • 2 quick breaths, then 1 breath every 5 seconds
    • Keep going until the start breathing or help arrives
  • Place the person on their side in the event of vomiting
  • Administer 2nd dose of naloxone after 3 minutes if needed
  • Remain with them until EMS arrives

  • There are two different administration methods for naloxone the is a nasal spray, and an intramuscular injection

  • A few minutes to fill out the intake form
  • Prescription insurance information

    Naloxone is covered by most insurances. You will be responsible for any copay after the insurance is billed. Naloxone is also available without a prescription and insurance is not necessary for this option.

    Intermountain does not charge for this service - you just pay the cost of the medication after any insurance coverage. If choosing the over-the-counter option, you will be responsible for the cost of the medication. There is free delivery of the medication to your home via the Intermountain Home Delivery pharmacy.

    • You may be contacted by a clinical pharmacist after submission of your intake form, depending on selected naloxone product.
    • The medication will be delivered to your home within 4-5 business days.

    If in a life-threatening emergency, call 911 for help. For general, non-emergent questions, please contact a member of the pharmacy team by calling 855-779-3960.

    Yes, you may order more than one kit of naloxone. There could be an increase in cost for two kits.