American Medical Association Resolution on Nasal Naloxone for the Reversal of Opioid Overdose

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Resolution stating that the AMA supports the use of nasal naloxone by medical first responders and trained non-medical personnel for the life-saving reversal of opioid overdose. The AMA is committed to advocating for the routine education of all patients receiving prescription opioids, all patients at risk for opioid overdose, and their caregivers in the signs and symptoms of opioid overdose. The AMA also calls for the use of nasal naloxone in the reversal of opioid overdose; and advocates for the routine prescription of nasal naloxone to all patients at risk for opioid overdose.

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