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A 50-year-old member asked:

Why don't doctors prescribe demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) for pain relief?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 41 years experience
Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride): You will never seen this in the USA - Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) oral. Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) has got a bad rap. Some physicians may still use it IV in the hospital setting.
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