naloxone

Definitions:

  • A drug, C<sub>19</sub>H<sub>21</sub>NO<sub>4</sub>, used in its hydrochloride form as an antagonist to narcotic drugs, such as morphine.
  • A <xref>drug</xref> used to <xref>counter</xref> the <xref>effects</xref> of an <xref>overdose</xref> on <xref>opioids</xref> (such as <xref>heroin</xref> or <xref>morphine</xref>).
  • a potent narcotic antagonist (trade name Narcan) especially effective with morphine
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