Brompton mixture

or Brompton's mixture

[bromp-tuh n]

noun Pharmacology.

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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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