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Meperidine: Demerol (Opioid Analgesic)

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What is the Generic Name for Demerol?

meperidine

What is the Trade Name for meperidine?

Demerol

What are the Indications of Meperidine: Demerol (Opioid Analgesic)?

moderate to severe pain, sedation

What are the Actions of Meperidine: Demerol (Opioid Analgesic)?

Binds to opiate receptors in the CNS and alters perception of pain while producing a general depression of the CNS.

What is the Therapeutic Class of Meperidine: Demerol (Opioid Analgesic)?

Opioid Analgesic

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Meperidine: Demerol (Opioid Analgesic)?

opioid agonists

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Date Published - Jul 19, 2016
Date Modified - Jul 27, 2016