naloxone


nal·ox·one

noun \na-ˈläk-ˌsōn\

Definition of NALOXONE

:  a synthetic potent antagonist C19H21NO4 of narcotic drugs and especially morphine that is administered especially in the form of its hydrochloride

Origin of NALOXONE

N-allyl + hydroxy- + -one
First Known Use: 1964

nal·ox·one

noun \nal-ˈäk-ˌsōn, ˈnal-ək-ˌsōn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NALOXONE

: a potent synthetic antagonist of narcotic drugs and especially morphine that is administered in the form of its hydrochloride C19H21NO4·HCl—see narcan

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