Brompton's mixture

Also found in: Medical.

Bromp´ton's mixture

n.1.(Pharmacy) A mixture containing morphine and cocaine, and sometimes other narcotic substances, such as heroin, in an alcoholic solution, administered mostly to terminally ill patients, especially cancer patients, to relieve severe pain. Its use is not universally accepted as good medical practice.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.