Brompton mixture

or Brompton's mixture

[ bromp-tuhn ]
/ ˈbrɒmp tən /

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.

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Also called Brompton cocktail, Brompton's cocktail.

Origin of Brompton mixture

First recorded in 1975–80; after Brompton Hospital, London, where the mixture was developed
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