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Levallorphan MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Levallorphan
Tree Number(s)
D03.132.577.249.413
D03.605.497.429
D03.633.400.686.429
D04.615.723.795.413
Unique ID
D007977
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007977
Scope Note
An opioid antagonist with properties similar to those of NALOXONE; in addition it also possesses some agonist properties. It should be used cautiously; levallorphan reverses severe opioid-induced respiratory depression but may exacerbate respiratory depression such as that induced by alcohol or other non-opioid central depressants. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p683)
Entry Term(s)
Lorfan
Naloxiphan
Pharm Action
Narcotic Antagonists
Registry Number
353613BU4U
Related Numbers
152-02-3
CAS Type 1 Name
Morphinan-3-ol, 17-(2-propenyl)-
Public MeSH Note
65; was see under NARCOTIC ANTAGONISTS 1963-64
History Note
65; was see under NARCOTIC ANTAGONISTS 1963-64
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Levallorphan Preferred
Lorfan Narrower
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