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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...

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 is the medicinal use of demerol (meperidine hydrochloride)?

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...

Is demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) 50mg a good pain managment drug? Please advise!

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...
Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) is a short acting drug and highly addictive because of euphoria. Also with too much can cause seizures. There are much better choices these days. Read more...