: camphorated tincture of opium used especially to relieve pain
Examples of paregoric in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebParents have always been overwhelmed by babies crying from teething and have used some truly awful, dangerous methods to stop the pain such as drinking alcohol, paregoric (a strong opioid), and now benzocaine.
Philly.com, 7 June 2018
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