A patient is admitted to the hospital for overdose of oxycodone. The nurse should expect the physician to order the administration of:


•Naloxone is an opioid receptor competitive antagonist used for opioid overdose.

•Naltrexone is an opioid receptor antagonist (non-competitive) used for opioid dependence.

•Flumazenil is a GABA antagonist used for benzodiazepine overdose.

•Methadone is an opioid analgesic often used for opioid dependency.

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