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Definition of "naloxone" []

  • A drug, C19H21NO4, used as an antagonist to narcotic drugs, such as morphine. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "naloxone" in a sentence
  • "Treatment with naloxone is controversial and has been reported to cause hypertension. 3-5 However, transient hypertension can be seen from clonidine alone."
  • "It's called naloxone -- and I've written about it previously here and here."
  • "The nasal spray is a drug called naloxone, or Narcan."