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  1. noscapine(Noun)

    A benzylisoquinoline alkaloid obtained from plants of the Papaveraceae family, primarily used for its antitussive effects.


  1. Noscapine

    Noscapine is a benzylisoquinoline alkaloid from plants of the Papaveraceae family, without significant painkilling properties. This agent is primarily used for its antitussive effects.

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  1. Noscapine

    A naturally occurring opium alkaloid that is a centrally acting antitussive agent.

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