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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...

Are extreme pain and numbness normal after a demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) shot?

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...