Definition: a cocktail of morphine and cocaine usually used for analgesia in terminal cancer patients; the formulations vary, but typically it contains 15 mg of morphine hydrochloride and 10 mg of cocaine hydrochloride per 10 mL of the cocktail.
[Brompton Chest Hospital, London, England, where developed]
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.