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Allergic Reaction To Demerol
3 yr old needs pulpotomies & crowns. Prone to allergies. Which is safest w/ fewest risks or side effects- Versed, Hydroxyzine or Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride)? Thanks!
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Hi docs, my friend has severe night sweats; started after his surgery and reaction to demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) injection. Need advice?
See Doctor: To discuss options and how to treat this side effect he is having. ...Read more
If I'm allergic to codeine and aspirin can I take demerol, (meperidine hydrochloride) dilada or morphine? I was taking oxcotine with diphenhydramine hci 50mg I can't afford the
Without knowing your history, given your age and the narcotics you mention I am very worried about a drug addiction. This level of pain medication--usually reserved for cancer pain or short term post-operation pain.
There are very good pain clinics that can help you sort this out. Please get some professional advice from pain experts. ...Read more
If allergic to oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine, codeine, & butrans & nucynta (tapentadol) do not work for pain, what alternatives are there? Demerol? Dillaudid?
An opioid analgesic: Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) or meperidine is a opioid-based pain medication. Its action, risks and side effects are somehwat similar to morphine. It can be dangerous if used in combination of certain antidepressants (such as SSRIs or MAOs). UNlike other narcotics (opioids) it does not constrict pupils. It is often used to reduce shivering after anesthesia. ...Read more
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. Unfortunately, there is a toxic byproduct that keeps us from using it for chronic pain. Most ers have switched to Dilaudid and /or toradol. ...Read more
Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) expire: Look on the bottle - there should be a date there. ...Read more
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 and drug interactions than hydrocodone or oxycodone. It can lower your seizure threshold, becoming more dangerous if you have kidney problems. Ask for a different pain reliever. ...Read more
It is a good: Painkiller. Narcotic analgesics are the most efficacious agents available for relief of acute pain. Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) is opioid and good painkiller. When pain is accompanied by inflammation, NSAIDs are more effective than opioids in managing pain. Ask your doctor for more information. ...Read more
I take 2mg of Kilonipn once a day. Doctor gave me Demerol 50mg for a painful procedure. Are these really safe to take together? I read it can be bad
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 you want more reassurance, also ask the druggist but your Dr is best to talk w/. Try to reach trust and that will reduce the anxiety and pain too! For the future, consider supporting therapy to optimize the Rx help. ...Read more
Death: Nausea, sedation, seizures and death.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Yes. Check with the doc who did the rx as well. ...Read more
Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride): Yes - definitely.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not typically: Where did you have the shot and where is your pain. Local pain at the site of the injection is not uncommon and should be self limiting. Where is your numbness. In the typical site of im injections it would be unlikely to hit a nerve and cause pain and numbness. If you got the injection intravenously, the IV insertion could cause localized pain and nerve trauma leading to pain and numbness. ...Read more
What to do if for 6 years I have been on demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) for pain management.?
Is your: Pain source gone and wish to get off narcotics or want to switch to something else ...Read more
I am concerned for 6 years I have been on demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) for pain management., what should I do?
Would Demerol be a good option for weening off of Tylenol (acetaminophen) #3? I want something a little less potent. What would you recommend?
How long after taking demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) should I wait to take hydrocodone since the demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) is not helping pain at all?
EMERG 300mg Demerol by accident thought I was taking 200 and 25 phenergan (promethazine) but found the phenergan (promethazine) and relized I took an xtra Demerol. Will it hurt me?
Probably OK: If you have been taking 200 demerol with 25 phenergan (promethazine) then 300 demerol will probably be OK. Will just be more drowsy. Could have someone stay with you for a few hours to make sure you are not to drowsy. Don't take phenergan (promethazine) or any other med or alcohol for a while. ...Read more
Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) with oxy:
These two drugs both act at the same receptor within the body. Taking them together can potentially be lethal.
They should only be taken as prescribed by your physician. ...Read more
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 more side effects, the most serious being respiratory depression. This can suppress your drive to breath altogether leading to death. Whether this happens or not depends on your tolerance to this type of medication-look up definition of tolerance. ...Read more