Diconal


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Diconal

(ˈdaɪkəˌnæl)
n
(Pharmacology) trademark a brand of dipanone, an opiate drug with potent analgesic properties: used to relieve severe pain
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He prescribed diconal, a painkiller, and told me take two then go to bed.
North Northumberland coroner Ian McCreath said a toxicology report showed Mr Moscrop had taken a combination of alcohol, cocaine and diconal tablets, which resulted in severe cardiac toxicity and respiratory depression.
Shipman had prescribed the painkilling drug Diconal, telling her to take two tablets before going to bed.
As part of a structured programme of treatment and psychotherapy, Mr Hickey, of St Columb, Cornwall, prescribed diazepam as a tranquilliser and diconal - a synthetic opioid - for "psychic pain".