Definition of Noscapine

1. Noun. (biochemistry) A benzylisoquinoline alkaloid obtained from plants of the ''Papaveraceae'' family, primarily used for its antitussive effects. ¹



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Medical Definition of Noscapine

1. A naturally occurring opium alkaloid that is a centrally acting antitussive agent. Pharmacological action: antitussive agents. Chemical name: 1(3H)-Isobenzofuranone, 6,7-dimethoxy-3-(5,6,7,8-tetrahydro-4-methoxy-6-methyl-1,3-dioxolo(4,5-g)isoquinolin-5-yl)-, (S-(R*,S*))- (12 Dec 1998)

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