For less severe overdosage, administer naloxone 0.2 mg intravenously followed by increments of 0.1 mg every 2 minutes if required.
It is very unusual to overdose patients using this regime, but intravenous naloxone should be available.
naloxone infusion should be considered.
Some of the medications drug rehab programs can treat opioid addiction include methodone, LAAM (levo-alpha-acetyl-methadol), naltrexone, naloxone, and buprenorphine.
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