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Meperidine


Trade Names: 
Demerol®

Possible Uses: 
Relieve moderate to severe pain, relieve or prevent chills caused by platelet transfusions or amphotericin B.

Special Notes: 
As a pain reliever it is not useful for long lasting pain. Do not use if you have kidney problems.

Possible Side Effects: 
Dizziness, drowsiness, itching, constipation, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, nervousness, irritability, confusion, hallucinations, tremors, seizures, difficulty urinating, slow, fast or irregular heartbeat, rash, breathing difficulties.
Last updated on 02/01/2010