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hydromorphone/hy·dro·mor·phone/ (-mor´fōn) a morphine alkaloid having opioid analgesic effects similar to but greater and of shorter duration than those of morphine; used as the hydrochloride salt as an analgesic, antitussive, and anesthesia adjunct.
A synthetic derivative of morphine, C17H19NO3, used in the form of its hydrochloride as an analgesic that is more potent than morphine.
hydromorphoneAn opioid analgesic which, in excess, causes respiratory depression; blocks nociception to brain; miosis. See Opiate, Opioid, Pain management.
hydromorphoneA powerful narcotic pain-killer drug used to relieve severe cancer pain. A brand name is Palladone.
a hydrogenated ketone of morphine with effects similar to morphine but of shorter duration; the hydrochloride is used as an analgesic and cough suppressant.