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Opium (Papaveretum)

The air-dried exudate from the unripe seed capsule of the opium poppy, Papaver somniferum, or its variant, P. album. It contains a number of alkaloids, but only a few - MORPHINE; CODEINE; and PAPAVERINE - have clinical significance. Opium has been used as an analgesic, antitussive, antidiarrheal, and antispasmodic.
Also Known As:
Papaveretum; Pantopon; Omnopon; Roche Brand of Papaveretum
Networked: 469 relevant articles (14 outcomes, 74 trials/studies)

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Bio-Agent Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Malekzadeh, Reza: 10 articles (02/2014 - 06/2004)
2. Kamangar, Farin: 8 articles (02/2014 - 06/2004)
3. Najafipour, Hamid: 7 articles (12/2015 - 01/2010)
4. Islami, Farhad: 7 articles (02/2014 - 01/2012)
5. Pourshams, Akram: 6 articles (02/2014 - 06/2004)
6. Boffetta, Paolo: 6 articles (01/2014 - 06/2004)
7. Etemadi, Arash: 6 articles (01/2014 - 01/2012)
8. Dawsey, Sanford M: 6 articles (01/2014 - 06/2004)
9. Abnet, Christian C: 6 articles (01/2014 - 06/2004)
10. Masoomi, Mohammad: 5 articles (01/2015 - 01/2010)

Related Diseases

1. Pain (Aches)
2. Postoperative Pain
3. Poisoning
4. Substance-Related Disorders (Drug Abuse)
5. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Heroin (Diamorphine)
2. Diclofenac (SR 38)
3. Buprenorphine (Subutex)
4. Ketamine
5. Noscapine (Narcotine)
6. Opium (Papaveretum)
7. Alkaloids
8. Meperidine (Pethidine)
9. Sufentanil (Sufenta)
10. Meptazinol

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Analgesia
2. Hysterectomy
3. Patient-Controlled Analgesia (Analgesia, Patient Controlled)
4. Tonsillectomy
5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)