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paregoric

 [par″ĕ-gor´ik]
a mixture of powdered opium, anise oil, benzoic acid, camphor, and glycerin in alcohol, used as an antiperistaltic agent for treatment of diarrhea and as a mild pain reliever.

par·e·gor·ic

(par'ĕ-gōr'ik),
Camphorated opium tincture, an antiperistaltic agent containing powdered opium, anise oil, benzoic acid, camphor, glycerin, and diluted alcohol.
[G. parēgorikos, soothing]

paregoric

(păr′ə-gôr′ĭk, -gŏr′-)
n.
A camphorated tincture of opium, taken internally for the relief of diarrhea and intestinal pain.

paregoric

[per′əgôr′ik]
a camphorated tincture of opium.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of diarrhea and as an analgesic.
contraindications Known hypersensitivity to this drug or to any opium derivative prohibits its use. It should not be used when diarrhea is caused by a toxic substance.
adverse effects Drowsiness and dizziness are common. When used as directed, nausea and constipation may occur. Other adverse effects include respiratory depression, hypotension and miosis, and, with continued use, psychological dependence.

par·e·gor·ic

(par'ĕ-gōr'ik)
Camphorated opium tincture, an antiperistaltic agent containing powdered opium, anise oil, benzoic acid, camphor, glycerin, and diluted alcohol.
[G. parēgorikos, soothing]

par·e·gor·ic

(par'ĕ-gōr'ik)
Camphorated opium tincture, an antiperistaltic agent.
[G. parē gorikos, soothing]

paregoric

a mixture of powdered opium, anise oil, benzoic acid, camphor and glycerin, in diluted alcohol, used as an antiperistaltic, especially in the treatment of diarrhea.
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I ddechrau mae'n ddigon siwr mai Paregoric ydi baragoric.
There were other urgencies: a pair of stout shoes for days and nights of walking, paregoric for babies and others who couldn't be talked into silence, and a well-oiled revolver for various and sundry purposes.
Get the Paregoric Kid giving that mark the build up
of Patients Requested Unspecified pain medication 27 Acetaminophen and codeine 10 Hydrocodone and chlorpheniramine suspension 4 Diphenoxylate 3 Propoxyphene 3 Unspecified anxiolytic 3 Hydrocodone 2 Paregoric 2 Alprazolam 2 Other codeine preparations 2 Miscellaneous 4 Total 62 Received (*) Controlled (average amount) Acetaminophen and codeine (9 tables) 6 Diphenoxylate (16 tablets) 3 Propoxyphene (7 tablets) 3 Guaifenesin and codeine (4 oz) 1 Paregoric (5 mL) 1 Hydrocodone (16 tablets) 1 Uncontrolled Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs 14 Diphenhydramine 2 Miscellaneous 4 (*) 27 patients received no medications.
Dyma'r ffisig: 2 owns vitriolated spirit of ether, 15 grams camphor, - owns paregoric, llond llwy fwrdd o win ipecacuana, a hanner peint o ddwer.
The trip required a certain amount of money for food, transportation and bribes for greedy Whites There were other urgencies: a pair of stout shoes for days and nights of walking, paregoric for babies and others who couldn't be talked into silence, and a well-oiled revolver for various and sundry purposes.
There were other urgencies; a pair of stout shoes for days and nights of walking, paregoric for babies and others who couldn't be talked into silence, and a well-oiled revolver for various and sundry purposes.
In the hearings on this petition, attorneys for the children offered witnesses, including medical doctors, to prove three main points: 1) That Teresa Bell had hallucinations that she could float through the air and behold the bodies of the dead beneath her and that she said that she had floated over New York City; 2) That Teresa Bell had hallucinations that she could light the gas by a wave of her hand "without use of match or flame"; 3) That Teresa Bell was "a habitual paregoric drinker.