levallorphan


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levallorphan

 [lev″ah-lor´fan]
an analogue of levorphanol, which acts as an antagonist to opioid analgesics; used in the treatment of respiratory depression produced by opioid analgesics.

levallorphan

A morphine-related drug that acts as a morphine antagonist and is used to treat morphine poisoning, especially when this is causing dangerous depression of respiration.

levallorphan

an analog of levorphanol, which acts as an antagonist to analgesic narcotics; used as tartrate in the treatment of respiratory depression produced by narcotic analgesics.