Officers immediately began CPR and administered oxygen, and after about a minute the victim slowly began to gasp for air. Narcan has no effect on a patient who’s not overdosing. Simmons’ family denied X’s consumption of powder or drug use. DMX himself denies taking any powder or drugs. He says all he remembers is having shortness of breath after suffering bronchitis for a couple of days. However a witness on scene told cops DMX had ingested some sort of powder before lapsing into unconsciousness. Actually he is in a stable condition after being trated at an hospital. With certitude cops saved his life.