The medicines below all contain the following active ingredient(s): naloxone. You can select a medicine from this list to find out more - including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS).
Access to overdose-reversing medication
Naloxone is a medicine that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. A pilot program, funded by the Australian Government, is offering certain individuals in New South Wales, South Australia and Western Australia this medication (including the nasal spray Nyxoid) for free and without a prescription.
Learn more here about the take home naloxone pilot.