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A compound of a particular organic base with hydrochloric acid:[with modifier] ‘cocaine hydrochloride’
- ‘Cocaine hydrochloride can be chemically altered to remove other substances.’
- ‘Sibutramine hydrochloride is metabolized in the liver, reaching full concentrations in the blood stream within 3-4 hours.’
- ‘Cocaine hydrochloride is water soluble and may be used intranasally or by intravenous injection.’
- ‘Diamorphine hydrochloride is highly soluble in water, facilitating its preparation at a high concentration.’
- ‘Unfortunately, most of the drugs entering the US come in as hydrochlorides.’
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