Nathan, of Stone, Staffs, had overdosed
on alcohol and paracetamol in April 2011, the Cannock inquest heard.
Minutes after the University of Maryland basketball player overdosed
on cocaine, he developed an erratic, uncontrollable heartbeat.
In addition to overdose rescue training and purchasing naloxone, communities may use the funding to promote the states Good Samaritan Law which encourages anyone who witnesses an overdose to seek help from professionals by providing the caller, and the person who overdosed
, protection from arrest and prosecution for drug possession.
People who have overdosed
on opioids generally present with evidence of obtundation, miosis, and difficulty breathing.
In addition to the public health investigation, a public safety investigation was conducted; comprehensive opioid toxicology testing of clinical specimens identified the synthetic opioid fentanyl * and novel fentanyl analogs, including carfentanil, ([dagger]) which had been used by patients who overdosed
The late, legendary singer Prince overdosed
last week from a prescription medication called Percocet, according to a (http://www.tmz.com/2016/04/22/prince-od-percocet-death/) new report Friday.
For example, they said they were unable to identify the source of prescription opioids among the people who overdosed
, "and many individuals who misuse opioids do not obtain then directly from physician prescriptions."