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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
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

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride): Yes - definitely.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
It is a narcotic: Like most narcotics, meperidine, aka demerol, (meperidine hydrochloride) can be addicting. Side effects include constipation, nausea, euphoria and man ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Pain killer causes n: Meperidin is a narcotic pain killer which can cause nausea and vomiting and Promethazine is an antiemetic which stops the feeling of nausea and vomiti ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Joel
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Meperidine, or demerol, (meperidine hydrochloride) is a very addictive opiate. The opiate also forms a significant physiologic dependence in patients ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pascal Scemama de gialluly
11 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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Reactive rash +: Meperidine allergy is a classic allergic reaction. This typically involves rash and itching at multiple areas including the neck, trunk and limbs. S ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Teicheira
35 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) expire: Look on the bottle - there should be a date there.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carl Balog
38 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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