DOVERS-POWDER

Dover's powder

noun Pharmacology.
a powder containing ipecac and opium, used as an anodyne, diaphoretic, and antispasmodic.

Origin:
1795–1805; named after T. Dover (1660–1742), English physician

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Dover's powder
 
n
a preparation of opium and ipecacuanha, formerly used to relieve pain, induce sweating, and check spasms
 
[C19: named after Thomas Dover (1660--1742), English physician]

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