Definition of Nalorphine

1. Noun. A narcotic antagonist (trade name Nalline) that counteracts the effects of narcotics (especially the effects of poisoning by morphine).

Exact synonyms: Nalline
Generic synonyms: Narcotic Antagonist



Definition of Nalorphine

1. Noun. A drug used to reverse opioid overdose. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nalorphine

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Medical Definition of Nalorphine

1. (5 alpha,6 alpha)-7,8-didehydro-4,5-epoxy-17-(2-propenyl)morphinan-3,6-diol. A narcotic antagonist with some agonist properties. It is an antagonist at mu opioid receptors and an agonist at kappa opioid receptors. Given alone it produces a broad spectrum of unpleasant effects and it is considered to be clinically obsolete. Pharmacological action: narcotic antagonists. Chemical name: Morphinan-3,6-diol, 7,8-didehydro-4,5-epoxy-17-(2-propenyl)-, (5alpha,6alpha)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nalorphine

nalbuphine
nalbuphine hydrochloride
nale
naled
naleds
nalidixic
nalipoite
nall
nalla
nallah
nallahs
nallas
nalls
nalmefene
nalorphine (current term)
nalorphines
naloxone
naloxone hydrochloride
naloxones
naltrexone
naltrexones
nam
nam'd
namability
namable
namableness
namansilite
namaskar
namaskars

Literary usage of Nalorphine

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1. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"Each milliliter of aqueous solution contains 5 milligrams of nalorphine hydrochloride. (b) Sponsor. See No. 050604 in ยง510.600(c) of this chapter. ..."

2. Problems of Drug Dependence: Proceedings of the 58th Annual Scientific Meeting by Louie S. Harrie (1999)
"... were full agonists, but nalorphine, diprenorphine and pentazocine were partial agonists. Nor-BNI and naloxone were antagonists devoid of activities. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... (nalorphine, Nal- line) would not be suitable for carrying out such extinction because early studies showed that, for chronic spinal dogs, this narcotic ..."

4. Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States (1994)
"An investigation of nalorphine and perphenazine as negative reinforcers in an escape paradigm. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 6:61-71, 1977. ..."

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