HyperDic: narcotic_antagonist

English > 1 sense of the expression narcotic antagonist:
NOUNartifactnarcotic antagonistan antagonist used to counteract the effects of narcotics (especially to counteract the depression of respiration)
English > narcotic antagonist: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn antagonist used to counteract the effects of narcotics (especially to counteract the depression of respiration).
Narrowernalorphine, NallineA narcotic antagonist (trade name Nalline) that counteracts the effects of narcotics (especially the effects of poisoning by morphine)
naloxone, NarcanA potent narcotic antagonist (trade name Narcan) especially effective with morphine
naltrexoneAn oral antagonist against the action of opiates
BroaderantagonistA drug that neutralizes or counteracts the effects of another drug

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