papaveretum


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pa·pav·er·e·tum

(pă-pav'ĕr-ē'tŭm),
A preparation of water soluble opium alkaloids, including 50% anhydrous morphine.
[L. papaver, poppy]

papaveretum

A mixture of purified opium alkaloids. Papaveretum has the same painkilling and narcotic properties as MORPHINE and is mainly used for surgical premedication. Also known as Omnopon. A brand name of the drug combined with ASPIRIN and PAPAVERETUM is Aspav. The drug should not be confused with PAPAVERINE.

papaveretum

a mixture of all of the alkaloids of the opium poppy and is better tolerated by dogs than morphine. Called also omnopon.
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