meperidine - injection, Demerol


BRAND NAME(S): Demerol

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USES: This medication is used to treat moderate to severe pain. It is also used before and during surgery or other procedures with other types of pain medication. Meperidine acts on certain centers in the brain to give you pain relief. This medication is a narcotic pain reliever similar to morphine.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014

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