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chronic

Medicine (of a disease) developing slowly, or of long duration

chronic

[′krän·ik]
(medicine)
Long-continued; of long duration.
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After receiving training and baseline assessments, all patients in the double-blind phase of the study received a Staccato device (randomized to either 1 mg AZ-002 or placebo) and an intravenous administration of doxapram, a respiratory stimulant used to induce a simulated panic attack.
Repeated doses of naloxone (total 160 [mu]g) and doxapram (total 20 mg) had no effect in establishing spontaneous ventilation or increasing the level of consciousness.