FRANCIS J. MARX, M.D.; JULIAN LOVE, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The clinician of yesterday regarded morphine as the most valuable drug of his entire therapeutic armamentarium. Although it has been relegated to a less exalted spot and forced to share its value as a pain reliever by the newer synthetic narcotics, such as meperidine and methadone, it remains a highly useful and often employed medication. Hence the advent of an effective antidote, N-allylnormorphine (Nalline) is of signal importance. All physicians should become familiar with the pharmacology, dosage and method of employment of such a preparation, and it should be made readily available in all antidote kits and wherever morphine and
MARX FJ, LOVE J. EFFECTIVENESS OF N-ALLYLNORMORPHINE IN THE MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE MORPHINE POISONING1. Ann Intern Med. ;39:635–640. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-39-3-635
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;39(3):635-640.
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