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is laudanum ever still used in medicine today?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes infrequently: Laudanum is tincture of opium, 10% opium in alcohol, 10mg per ml a schedule ii drug , need physician prescription ( rarely given as good alternative drugs are available ).
Answered on Nov 12, 2019

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