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meperidine tablet - oral, Demerol

GENERIC NAME: MEPERIDINE TABLET - ORAL (meh-PAIR-id-een)

BRAND NAME(S): Demerol

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USES: This medication is used to treat moderate to severe pain. 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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