Opiates is a non-scientific common name that may refer to a number of plant species and varieties.
- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Opiates
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Opiates in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Opiates
Opiates in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Historical Use of Opiates in Western Medicine
Quote Paraph: Under the subject "Of Wounds in General" and the subtopic "Of Convulsions", Boerhaave writes "234. The Cure is perform'd, 1. By removing whatever doth irritate, by the skilful hand of a Surgeon (187, 188.) 2. By softning [WORD IS DIFFICULT TO READ; may say foftning, fostning, or sostning] the sharp Acrimony, or dissipating it. 2. By changing the condition of the Nerves with means describ'd in (228, 229.) [...] 229. The Sense of Pain may be removed, though its Cause subsists, 1. By making the Nerve incapable of feeling, by a pressure, cutting, or burning of the fame. 2. By blunting the very head and fountain of all Feeling with Opiates : Which also remove several Effects proceeding from the Sense of Pain, (226.)"
Primary Source: Boerhaave. Boerhaave's aphorisms concerning the knowledge and cure of diseases. Translated by Delacoste J. London. Cowse and Innys in St. Paul's Church-Yard. 1715. p. 56.
Synonymns for Opiates
Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Opiates
Evidence or the Use of Opiates in the Treatment of Epilepesy
Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials
Randomized Controlled Trials
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