Opium and Its Alkaloids

@inproceedings{Schiff2004OpiumAI,
  title={Opium and Its Alkaloids},
  author={Paul L. Schiff},
  year={2004}
}
PROLOGUE This manuscript reviews the history and pharmacognosy of opium, and describes the chemistry, pharmacology, and therapeutic uses of the major opium alkaloids. An abbreviated form of the material found in this paper is presented in a threehour lecture format to third year PharmD students as part of their study of analgesics and related compounds in the modular offering entitled Neurology/Psychiatry (Pharm 5319). Students at the University of Pittsburgh receive an introduction to… CONTINUE READING
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