Can anyone tell me why we would have a narcan drip ordered? We use narcan to reverse opioid o.d or oversedation, but are there alternate indications? Also, why a "drip" versus boluses. I am aware that there is a short half life. Thanks
Jun 12, '10
Aside from the normal use (Opoid reversal) for Narcan gtts, I have seen them used in our ICU as to protect/reverse spinal cord compression/ischemia after descending aortic dissections...in addition to having a lumbar drain in place.
Last edit by ADRadecki on Jun 12, '10
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