or Brompton's mixture
an analgesic mixture, usually containing morphine and cocaine and sometimes other narcotic substances in an alcohol solution, administered primarily to advanced cancer patients.
Origin of Brompton mixture
First recorded in 1975–80; after Brompton Hospital, London, where the mixture was developed
Also called Brompton cocktail, Brompton's cocktail.
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A mixture of morphine and cocaine usually used for analgesia in terminal cancer patients.
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