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levallorphan tartrate

Pronunciation: lev'a-lor'fan tar'trat

Definition: The N-allyl analogue of levorphanol, antagonistic to the actions of narcotic analgesics; used in the treatment of respiratory depression due to overdosage of narcotics.

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