Naltrexone



[nal-trek-sohn] /nælˈtrɛk soʊn/

noun, Pharmacology.
1.
a nonaddictive substance, C 2 0 H 2 3 NO 4 , used in the treatment of heroin addiction and opiate overdose.
/nælˈtrɛksəʊn/
noun
1.
a narcotic antagonist, similar to morphine, used chiefly in the treatment of heroin addiction

naltrexone nal·trex·one (nāl-trěk’sōn)
n.
An endorphin and narcotic antagonist. It is devoid of pharmacologic action when administered in the absence of narcotics.

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