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  • Morphine is the greatest anodyne we possess, and no drug yet discovered equals it in pain-relieving power.
  • The therapeutic applications of the drug are based entirely upon its anaesthetic or anodyne power.
  • It acts similarly, though less markedly, upon the nerves which determine the secretion of the perspiration, and is therefore a local anaesthetic or anodyne and an anhidrotic. Being rapidly absorbed into the blood, it exercises a long and highly important series of actions on nearly every part and function of the nervous system.
  • In the form of extract or tincture it is a valuable remedy in the hands of a medical man, either as an anodyne, a hypnotic or a sedative.
  • In such cases, it is necessary to use such anodyne measures as will not interfere with the subsequent demands that may be made of the skin, i.e.
 

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