Pronunciation: nal-ok′sōn hī′drō-klōr′īd
Definition: A synthetic congener of oxymorphone, a potent antagonist of both endorphins and narcotics. Used to treat opiate overdose to reverse coma and respiratory depression; included in formulations of pentazocine to reduce the risk of abuse.
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.