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- n. A drug, C19H21NO3, derived from morphine, used to treat respiratory depression and other effects of an overdose of narcotics.
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- n. A drug used to reverse opioid overdose.
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- n. a narcotic antagonist (trade name Nalline) that counteracts the effects of narcotics (especially the effects of poisoning by morphine)
He then repeated the experiment, but added the opiate antagonists nalorphine and naloxone.
… if the concept of Davis and Walsh was tenable, the morphine antagonists nalorphine, naloxone, and so forth would antagonize short-term alcohol intoxication as they do specifically for morphine-like drugs.12