PAREGORIC

a medication consisting of a tincture of opium which is delivered to manage extreme cases of diarrhea. It alleviates pain and lessens intestinal motility. It is additionally utilized to treat opioid withdrawal in neonates and might be utilized as well with kids and adults. Commonly referred to as camphorated tincture of opium.

PAREGORIC: "The administration of a paragoric agent should alleviate the diarrhea and thereby assist in rehydration."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PAREGORIC," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/paregoric/ (accessed July 14, 2020).
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