The Chemistry and Pharmacology of Opioids from a Non-Opium Source
Morphine and other opioid drugs are extracts or analogs of compounds isolated from a single source, the opium poppy (Papaver somniferum). However, biological diversity has given rise to an alternative source. Specifically, at least two alkaloids isolated from the plant Mitragyna speciosa—and their...
To Be Published October 23rd 2014 by CRC Press
There have been tremendous recent advances in the pharmacotherapy, dose regimens, and combinations used to treat cancer and for the treatment or prevention of the spread of disease. As a direct result of these advances, there are an increasing number of cancer survivors, although research dealing...
Published July 23rd 2012 by CRC Press