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A drug with psychotomimetic actions mimics the symptoms of psychosis, including delusions and/or hallucinations. Some drugs of the opioid class have psychotomimetic effects such as pentazocine and butorphanol.[1]

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  1. Musacchio JM. The psychotomimetic effects of opiates and the sigma receptor. Neuropsychopharmacology 1990 Jun 3,(3):191-200

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