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does demerol help with analgesia

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
37 years experience Pain Management
Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride): Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) can have adverse effects that may be difficult to manage. My advice is to get off of it as soon as possible. Get pr ... Read More
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Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Is your: Pain source gone and wish to get off narcotics or want to switch to something else

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ionel Rad
Dr. Ionel Rad answered
17 years experience Anesthesiology
Talk to your doctor: If you are concerned about taking a narcotic for many years, discuss it with your physician who is prescribing it. Talk about the risks, benefits and ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Yes.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Both are potent drug: They are both potent drugs when given other than by an oral route. When taken by mouth, Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) is less potent.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aj Rastogi
18 years experience Pain Management
No: Meprozine contains Meperidine which is also in Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) but also has Promethazine which is an anti-nausea medication not fou ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Two things: Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) is a pain killer, lidocaine, among other things, is a short acting anesthetic, blocking sensation.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Ask and Trust: Discuss your concern w/ your Dr. Perhaps the doses can be lower but the likely result will be to feel very sleepy for the short time you need both. If ... Read More
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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