Medical Definition of Diprenorphine
21-cyclopropyl-6,7,8,14-tetrahydro-7 alpha-(1-hydroxy-1-methylethyl)-6,14-endo-ethanooripavine. A narcotic antagonist similar in action to naloxone. It is used to remobilise animals after etorphine neuroleptanalgesia and is considered a specific antagonist to etorphine.
Pharmacological action: narcotic antagonists.
Chemical name: 6,14-Ethenomorphinan-7-methanol, 17-(cyclopropylmethyl)-4,5-epoxy-18,19-dihydro-3-hydroxy-6-methoxy-alpha,alpha-dimethyl-, (5alpha,7alpha)-
(12 Dec 1998)
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