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Meperidine hydrochloride

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pascal Scemama de gialluly
Anesthesiology 12 years experience
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

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Teicheira
Pain Management 36 years experience
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
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 39 years experience
Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) expire: Look on the bottle - there should be a date there.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carl Balog
Pain Management 39 years experience
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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
It is a good: painkiller. Narcotic analgesics are the most efficacious agents available for relief of acute pain. Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) is opioid and g... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
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.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aj Rastogi
Pain Management 18 years experience
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
Pain Management 29 years experience
Two things: Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) is a pain killer, lidocaine, among other things, is a short acting anesthetic, blocking sensation.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
Pain Management 19 years experience
Yes: This is not an easy conversion but most conversions show oxycodone to be much stronger.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Einar Ottestad
Pain Management 19 years experience
Many: Opioids cause sedation, nausea, itchiness, constipation, respiratory depression, and death in large doses when not tolerant. Meperidine is unique in t... Read More

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