tincture of opium


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Related to tincture of opium: Loperamide, paregoric, tincture of iodine
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Noun1.tincture of opium - narcotic consisting of an alcohol solution of opium or any preparation in which opium is the main ingredient
opiate - a narcotic drug that contains opium or an opium derivative
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Although laudanum today is no longer available under the name "tincture of opium," it is still sometimes used to treat diarrhea.
The first order, tincture of opium, otherwise known as laudanum, was a common analgesic.
After treatment comprised the use of milk enemas every three hours and occasional doses of five minims of tincture of opium. Oral feeding was commenced after two days.