Brompton's mixture
Brompton's mixture Bromp"ton's mixture, Brompton mixture Bromp"ton mixture, Brompton's cocktail Bromp"ton's cocktail, Brompton cocktail Bromp"ton cocktail, n. [from Brompton Hospital, London.](Pharmacy) A mixture containing morphine and cocaine, and sometimes other narcotic substances, such as heroin, in an alcoholic solution, administered mostly to terminally ill patients, especially cancer patients, to relieve severe pain. Its use is not universally accepted as good medical practice. [PJC]

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