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Chemical Opium

Name Opium
Equivalent Terms Omnopon | Pantopon | Papaveretum
CAS Registry Number 8008-60-4
Definition The air-dried exudate from the unripe seed capsule of the opium poppy, Papaver somniferum, or its variant, P. album. It contains a number of alkaloids, but only a few - MORPHINE; CODEINE; and PAPAVERINE - have clinical significance. Opium has been used as an analgesic, antitussive, antidiarrheal, and antispasmodic.
Curation Status No gene interactions have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D009892
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Opium Has associated diseases
  chlorodyne
  papaveretum-hyoscine Has associated diseases
  paregoric Has associated diseases
  Parepectolin