Medications Dentists Need for Emergency Response [INFOGRAPHIC]

7 Essential Medications Plus Naloxone

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Essential Medications for Dental Practice Emergency Response

When a medical emergency occurs at a dental office, the practice must be ready with at least the core medications for effective response, according to Dr. Stanley Malamed, Dentist Anesthesiologist and UCLA School of Dentistry Emeritus Professor.  Due to the growing opioid epidemic throughout the United States, HealthFirst now includes naloxone, an opioid reversal agent, among the list of emergency drugs. With the medications shown above, and adequate training on their use, a practice can achieve emergency preparedness.

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HealthFirst provides services to more than 40,000 dental practices each year. We are registered with the FDA and DEA and have Verified-Accredited Wholesale Distribution accreditation from the National Boards of Pharmacy. Our emergency medical kit, sharps management and amalgam recovery solutions are endorsed by American Dental Association Business Resources.


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