Nubain

/ (ˈnjuːˌbeɪn) /

noun trademark

an opiate drug, nalbuphine hydrochloride, used as a painkiller and, illegally, by bodybuilders and others to increase their pain threshold and as a recreational drug, being a cheap alternative to heroin

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Medical definitions for Nubain

Nubain
[ nōōbān′ ]

A trademark for the drug nalbuphine hydrochloride.
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