Definition of Narcotic antagonist
1. Noun. An antagonist used to counteract the effects of narcotics (especially to counteract the depression of respiration).
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Literary usage of Narcotic antagonist
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... for chronic spinal dogs, this narcotic antagonist had to be given every 3 hours to block the effects of morphine given every 6 hours and to prevent the ..."
2. Problems of Drug Dependence: Proceedings of the 58th Annual Scientific Meeting by Louie S. Harrie (1999)
"In contrast, the (-)-N- pentenyl analog (10852, Table 5) had only narcotic antagonist properties, and was somewhat weaker than 10847 in binding to K- and ..."
3. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"This condition is a medical emergency which can be successfully treated with narcotic antagonist drugs. A related and also fatal condition is pulmonary ..."
4. Cocaine: Pharmacology, Effects, and Treatment of Abuse edited by John Grabowski (1994)
"Papers report research on sustained- release and long-acting devices for use with the narcotic antagonist naltrexone. GPO Stock #017-024-01081-2 $7.00 NTIS ..."
5. Drug Abuse and Drug Abuse Research (1991): The Third Triennial Report to edited by MaryLouise Embrey, Christine R. Hartel (1999)
"... cotic such as clonidine can make it possible to begin treatment earlier with a narcotic antagonist such as naltrexone. Naltrexone treatment started too ..."
6. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"(1) It is used as a narcotic antagonist in dogs. (2) It is administered by intravenous, intramuscular, or subcutaneous injection at an initial dose of 0.04 ..."