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(Science: chemical) (5 alpha)-4,5-epoxy-14-hydroxy-3-methoxy-17-methylmorphinan- 6-one. Semisynthetic derivative of codeine that acts as a narcotic analgesic more potent and addicting than codeine.

Pharmacological action: antitussive agents, narcotics, analgesics, opioid.

Chemical name: Morphinan-6-one, 4,5-epoxy-14-hydroxy-3-methoxy-17-methyl-, (5alpha)-

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Re: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes

... and consequently I have to take large amounts of pain killers (opoids). My long term meds don't bring the foul burps but the fast acting medicine (oxycodone 30mg) brings it on fast and it usually lasts 24-48 hrs with lots of farting. I was worried for years and never looked into the problem because ...

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... peptides, produced in the body; opium alkaloids, such as morphine (the prototypical opioid) and codeine; semi-synthetic opioids such as heroin and oxycodone; and fully synthetic opioids such as pethidine and methadone that have structures unrelated to the opium alkaloids. Although the term opiate ...

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