Davis's Drug Guide

meperidine

General

High Alert Medication: This medication bears a heightened risk of causing significant patient harm when it is used in error.

Pronunciation:
me-per-i-deen

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Trade Name(s)

  • Demerol

Pregnancy Category
Category C

Ther. Class.
opioid analgesics

Pharm. Class.
opioid agonists

Controlled Substance Schedule: II

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