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... to feel the pain go away, my mind relaxes... But I did some research on this very useful and common hospital potent narcotic... ALOT of doctors have now debunked Demerol as a "old dinosour" drug which needs to be taken out of use for a number of reasons. ... (0 replies)
... Demerol has been the traditional analgesic drug for many years. Several misconceptions have lead demerol to the established place as the standard agent for pain control. ... (11 replies)
... are all in the same family of opioids. And they all have metabolites that can cause hallucinations. It's actually common. In fact, if too much demerol or darvocet are used, these metabolites accumulate and become toxic, which is why they rarely use demerol for long periods in hospitals any more. ... (23 replies)

... I don't really think constipation has all that much effect on absorption. Actually, the longer the med remains in transit, the more absorption could take place. I imagine the added discomfort is more related to constipation and bloat than poor absorption. One other possibility. When the meds are metabolized in the liver, there are usually resulting metabolites, some of... (20 replies)
... rom morphine to Dilaudid in the ER. It's automatic, if a narcotic is ordered for pain control in the ER it's Dilaudid. It's been that way for quite some time. Demerol has made the black list due to toxicity from metabolites. ... (11 replies)
... Hey PP, Demerol is never recomenddeforlong term use as it bilds up a dnagerous metabolite that causes seizures. ... (6 replies)
... There are a few synthetics like Demerol, and Darvon which have some toxic metabolites you have to worry about in prolonged use, and no sensible doctor would use Demerol long term for that reason. ... (12 replies)
... The next step up is Hydro products for moderte to severe and then you have meds for severe pain like oxycodone, morphine, fentanyl, methadone and demerol, but demerol can only be used short term due to a metabolite that can build up and cause seizures. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Shoreline, Long time nor hear, have not been on the boards lately, too busy trying to get the pain under control. Thanks for clearing that up with the Oxycontin thing. I guess I have just heard a lot of negative things about it and it didn't help me at all, so all I want to say is you are a wealth of info!! Take good care and I hope you are doing well!! MARG :angel: (10 replies)
... most abused opiate in the US, But because of the tylenol in the different version like Vicodin,Lortab Norco etc, the apap somewhat limits the dose due to tylenol toxicity and would be lethal if injected due to the same talc and non degradable fillers injected into the blood stream. ... (10 replies)
Mepergan fortis??
Apr 17, 2004
... Mepergan is a combination of Demerol and Phenergan. ... (5 replies)
Shore 600mg?
Aug 24, 2003
... It's the only free form opiate I have ever seen aside from Demerol that has a ceiling. Demi builds up a metabolite that can cause seizure after prolonged use. ... (1 replies)
... I know many of you will find this imformation beneficial, as I did. Doctors and Patients Are Unnecessarily Cautious about Using Opioids to Treat Pain Most people facing a very serious illness fear dying in pain as much as they fear death itself. But 95 percent of pain, including the worst cancer pain, can be controlled. When lesser painkillers fail, morphine and its... (0 replies)




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