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What are the side effects of Narcan IV for an overdose of demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) iv?

Many. Side effects fromnaltrexone include interruptions of heart rythm, rapid heart rate, increase or decrease in blood pressuer; nausea and vomitting; sweating, and withdrawal symptoms if the person has been using the drug. (the brand Narcan (naloxone) has been discontinued in the us). Read more...
Depends. If you are dependent on Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) (meperidine) or any other opiate, Naloxone (narcan) will not only reverse the od, but put you into very bad withdrawal, depending on the level of dependency and the dose of narcan. If you are not dependent, it will only reverse the od and have no side effects to speak of. Narcan has no intrinsic effects of its own. Read more...
Narcan can cause. you to go into withdrawal wi irritability, restlessness, flushing, abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, fever, weakness, overall aching, sedation & dizziness.Severe withdrawal sx's: agitation, ^ or v blood pressure, irregular heart rhythm, difficulty breathing, seizure or coma. REF: https://www.rxlist.com/narcan-side-effects-drug-center.htm . Read more...

Can you tell me the side effects of Narcan IV for overdose of demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) iv?

Narcan (naloxone) Possible: chest pain, fast or irregular heartbeats; dry cough, feeling short of breath; sweating, severe nausea or vomiting; headache, agitation, anxiety, confusion, ringing /ears; seizure; feeling like you might pass out; or weak pulse, fainting, slow breathing (breathing may stop). http://www.rxlist.com/narcan-side-effects-drug-center.htm. Read more...

What are the side effects of demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) use, abuse?

Many. Opioids cause sedation, nausea, itchiness, constipation, respiratory depression, and death in large doses when not tolerant. Meperidine is unique in that its metabolite, normeperidine, can accumulate and cause neuroexcitation and seizures, especially in patients with kidney problems. Read more...

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!

Anesthesiologist. Or experienced Pedodontist are the best to judge after examining the child, insufficient information and limited platform for assessment and decision making, good luck. Read more...

What to do if for 6 years I have been on demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) for 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 proper evaluation from a qualified pain specialist. There are several newer options for treating pain without addictive drugs. If you post your pain symptoms here, you can get proper advise from several specialists. . Read more...
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?

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 alternatives. Read more...