Omnopon


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Omnopon

 

(also Pantopon), an analgesic. A mixture of hydrochlorides of opium alkaloids, Omnopon contains about 50 percent morphine, which determines the pharmacological action. It is available in powder and solution form and is prescribed in the same cases as morphine.

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