Cocktail

Cocktail

a mixture that includes several ingredients or drugs.

Brompton cocktail, a cocktail of morphine and cocaine usually used for analgesia in terminal cancer patients; the formulations vary, but typically it contains 15 mg of morphine hydrochoride and 10 mg of cocaine hydrochloride per 10 ml of the cocktail.

Origin: Brompton chest hospital, london, England, where developed


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