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Dr. William Newton
19 years experience Pain Management
Yes: This is not an easy conversion but most conversions show oxycodone to be much stronger.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
36 years experience Pain Management
Possibly-best not to: Both medications are in the class of an opiate. Therefore the effects of taking them together are additive. You get more analgesia (pain relief) and ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely: Most likely is all based on the institutional pain protocol and your response to treatment. If there was a mistake most institutions have now specific ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
23 years experience Sports Medicine
It can : Response to opiates is highly variable among patients. Oral Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) is often less effective than intravenous Demerol (meper ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Morphine: There is a greater risk when you take or get any medication IV. You had it. The Hydrocodone and the Percocet are oral and at much lower doses. Demerol ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Kibrick
46 years experience Clinical Psychology
Both opioids: Both are effective for post-op pain. Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) is most effective when given by injection (IM) or by IV, it is least effectiv ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pascal Scemama de gialluly
12 years experience Anesthesiology
An opioid analgesic: demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) or meperidine is a opioid-based pain medication. Its action, risks and side effects are somehwat similar to morphin ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Teicheira
36 years experience Pain Management
Older pain med: People like demerol (meperidine hydrochloride). It's a fact. There's something about it that gives a better comfort to those suffering with pain. Unf ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) expire: Look on the bottle - there should be a date there.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carl Balog
39 years experience Pain Management
No: Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) has been going out of favor as an oral pain medication for more than a decade. It has more potential side effects ... Read More
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