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  1. Does anyone has heart problem and can't take Percocet or meds containg acitomophen?
    ... ibuprofen), instead of tylenol. Also here is Ultam, Demerol , Dilaudid, Oxycontin, Fentanyl, Opana, and others...

  2. Anyone ever gone to ER when Pain gets BEYOND CONTROLLABLE?
    ... go in to ER for an injection, usually morphine or demerol . and she would allow the ER to give me some Percocet...
    ... They finally (45 mins later) gave me a 50mg shot of Demerol ...which they had to repeat twice before I could tolerate...
    ... management, Tramadol and Lortab, so if I get a shot of demerol and some percocet it really make a difference. But ... was in the hospital once for a week with shots of demerol every 2 hours, and I came in through the ER. HTH...

  3. Shore=Can you help me with more med advice Please?
    ... Fentanyl Lortab (but causes mild depreeion) Demerol Dilaudid Phenobarbital Oxycontin (MAYBE) And...
    ... patch to really make a decsion. BTW you have to cross Demerol of the list due to build up of toxic metabolites when...
    ... Geeze Shore! Thanks for popping my bubble about the Demerol ! That knock's one more out of the ballpark :) But ... my pain control and the only thing he gave me was DEMEROL !!! He said Dr's were too scared to use it and they...

  4. Can you help me understand my Avinza?
    ... tolerate, the Lortab's, Fentanyl Patches, Dilaudid, and Demerol to name a few. So, I'll go in and see him and explain...

  5. Does anyone else take Robaxin?
    ... does Lortabs. But I do ok on the Fentynal Patches, Demerol , Dilaudid, ect. When the Hospital gives me Ativan...

  6. Are there some people for whom opiates simply do not work?
    ... allergy. I did, and now they use either dilaudid, or demerol . Both of these work very well, in the right doses...

  7. Discogram questions
    ... I felt like a pin cushion and I received a shot of Demerol . Wow, I needed that. It was a draining experience...

  8. Help with withdrawls from meds
    ... Morphine shot 2mg when my back went out and a few Demerol 25mg shots in the hospital and valium which did nothing...

  9. Warning! Med for Pain causes CP'ers to suffer WITHDRAWAL!
    ... happening) they injected me with a large amount of demerol and phenergan, and oddly enough, benadryl. I suffered...

  10. NEED HELP!!! I see PM Dr. tomorrow...Major Decisions and I am DESPERATE!
    ... morphine? Does morphine come in an oral form? Why is demerol so rarely used anymore (at least in my area), only...

  11. please help with clarification of PAIN MEDS::
    ... morphine? Does morphine come in an oral form? Why is demerol so rarely used anymore (at least in my area), only...

  12. Upset and sooo angry!
    ... For that I take Tylenol #3 0r #4, and sometimes Demerol as backup. When I do not have a headache, I do not...
    ... meds at home, and an occasional trip in for a shot of demerol , for the really bad ones. They told me a miracle...

  13. Switching Medications
    ... nothing else in it, it becomes a sched II just like demerol ect... I get 15 mg capsules made up for me and its...

  14. nerve ablation
    ... for phantom pain for 27 years. I've taken a ton of Demerol because the electric shocks are so bad. Two days ago...

  15. Started on ultram for pain
    ... every pain med under the sun it seems from darvocet to demerol , etc. I really dont want to take this med without...
    ... very fortunate. Not only was I given an injection of Demerol and Phenergan, I was given an Rx for Stadol NS to...
    ... homes now. Thanks alot guys! Also, I am taking the demerol I used to take before the oxy and ms contin, it didnt...

  16. Ok whats stronger than ms contin?
    ... been on a lot off meds with no relief. I have been on demerol , oxycodone, darvocet and I am allergic to methadone...
    ... actualy one of the milder of the class 11 meds, Only demerol is weaker mg to mg. Every other med available is 1...

  17. Sick and Unable to take meds/Help!
    ... I used to see--before he moved--would write for 5 demerol 100 mg/phenergan 50 suppositories at a time. He told...

  18. doctor said no pain med. in E.R
    ... making a recomendation. No gaurentee of morphine or demerol was built into this law. It's a weekday, I suggest...
    ... have pain management AFTER SURGERY! Sure they gave me demerol ................so little demerol that I didn't sleep...

  19. Opiate Tolerance & Post Op Pain
    ... In the first 12 hours post-op they changed me to Demerol in the PCA pump at 50 mgs per hour, then lock-out...

  20. Emergency Dental visit tomorrow..HELP, PLEASE!!!
    ... asked me what i wanted for pain. He asked if id like demerol and I said NO! too strong..which it is.. plus twice...

  21. Frustrated with insomnia due to medications
    ... I suffer the same thing when I take Demerol for my migraines. I feel sleepy and do get some shut...

  22. Duragesic Nausea & Appetite Question
    ... how her appetite is curbed. Myself, I take 100 mg Demerol (oral) when I have a bad migraine, and it kills my...

  23. Need help deciding on breakthrough meds
    ... the treatment I was given tylenol 3's and sometimes demerol . My family and I thought the treatments were working...

  24. Duragesic Question
    ... myself suffer from migraine headaches and need 100mg Demerol for those times when the other stuff does not work...
    ... with the meds since you said you get 100mg shot of Demerol for migraine???? I may be totally mistaken and Shoreline...
    ... pain. When that does not work, I take 100 mg or ORAL Demerol with Gravol for nausea....
    ... your migraines...again...it "sounded" like a lot of Demerol but I don't take that or know the specific dosages...

  25. Methadone and its dangers
    ... Dilaudid every 4 hrs (2mg) via ports. I was also on Demerol and Phenergan via PICC. But because of the recent...

  26. Would like to try methadone vs. high dose of oxycontin
    ... the loss. The best way is to gradually taper off. Demerol is the best pain releiver for me, but doctors are...

  27. question for my mom
    ... several people who get the shots now and they both get demerol and valium before the proceedure. I dont know if that...
    ... they are very unpleasant, but you should be given demerol and you wont remember much, I have had 3 of them....

  28. Tired of being in pain..
    ... The only class 11 opiate weaker than morphine is demerol . Your doing the right thing by calling and asking...

  29. Young, untreated, and time to change primaries!
    ... a regular basis for their injection of morphine or demerol . SO!!............to be on the opposite side of the...

  30. extreme back pain, please reply more details
    ... 8 trips to the ER in such pain that they gave me a demerol injection to try and control it, and that also wasn...

  31. What is a "Triplicate"??
    ... are those containing Oxycodone, Morphine, Fentanyl, Demerol , etc. They cannot have refills or be called in. ...

  32. Is this an allergic reaction???
    ... another class or model for synthetics that Fentanyl and demerol fall into. Opiates or opoids, whether they were originaly...

  33. Do I call again or go in today?
    ... I ended up needing to go to the ER for a shot of demerol to get the pain back in its cage, as it were. Good...

  34. danger of fentynal patches
    ... taper was done with more thought, went slower, used demerol to offset the difference between fent and other opiates...

  35. Stop meds before colonoscopy?
    ... Most do not...they get versed(twilight) a combo of demerol and valium. My Dr. makes me go under because I wasn...

  36. Need help with Dx and Rx (Diagnosis and Meds.)
    ... codeine (which my stomach cannot tolerate), and oral Demerol . Where I live, there are no pain clinics or anything...

  37. Anesthesia and Pain meds
    ... the next dose of dilaudid.... so they switched to demerol ...the nurse gave me an IV push of 50 mgs. and I thought ... ice cold and my pressure dropped very low...I've had demerol before...this was different. I am assuming there was ... opiates on a regular basis.I don't understand why the demerol didn't get rid of the withdrawal symptoms from my...

  38. PLEASE, PLEASE help me....desperate...
    ... preterm labor and back pain and such are given morphine, demerol , and nubain among others for pain with no sequelae...

  39. Actiq and problems getting it.
    ... When I pull a muscle, i request a combination IV of Demerol , Diuladid, and Vallium, along with two oral percocets...

  40. should i ask for a refill? or wait?
    ... having to take them around the clock. I wish the demerol didnt make me so out of it. DOes anyone no if that ... think i was hurting he would have never given me the demerol right? Need some advise. I have been taking percocets...
    ... obviously doesn't understand the pattern of you pain. Demerol does tend to be more impairing, I think it's mechanism ... care that you hurt. That feeling should deminish but Demerol is a poor choice for long term use but it will prevent...
    ... Hi Rhonda,you can break the demerol tablets in half if you find them to strong.Listen...

  41. I dont see many on this board using Methadone... why is that?
    ... fentaynl which all seem not to work all. I have tried Demerol which seemed to work pretty good so I started doing ... some research and it seems demerol is a weak NMDA antagonist which is involved like more...

  42. newbie help
    ... like ms contin(morphine) or oxycontin(oxycodone)??? Demerol is a poor drug for long term use and also comes with ... a siezure warning.If you stay on the demerol and want to wean down then I would drop to 2 every...

  43. Phantom linb pain, what do you do?
    ... stand them now since they have simmered down. I take Demerol with Ativan to enhance the Demerol. I lost my ... cupuncture, Dilaudid, TENS units, and nothing stops it like Demerol . I'm talking MAJOR ELECTRIC SHOCKS!!! any help...
    ... Demerol is a very poor drug usually for chronic pain but I ... 10 years.I eventually had a siezure from it as the demerol builds in the liver and becomes toxic.That's a very...
    ... methadone with no results whatsoever. I only take the demerol when i have the most severe electric shocks. back ... my question is: how long after i stop taking the demerol does it take my liver to clean out? any body know...

  44. Went to the ER this evening...more frustrated than ever!
    ... hours, 800mg of motrin every 8 hours and 25 mg of demerol patch every 3 days. The 25mg patch did nothing so ... they call my doctor who sent me home with 50mg of demerol patch (despite the above mentioned side effects),...
    ... mush real soon from my understanding. And the ' Demerol ' patch that you have used....are you sure it isn't ... 'Fentanyl' instead of ' Demerol '? It has been my understanding that only 'Fentanyl ... fentanyl that I was referring to earlier instead of demerol that you had listed. I hope you get some relief...
    ... get me through. Yes, it is a duragesic patch not demerol . :) Sorry, don't know where that came from except...

  45. Just wanted to ask a question.
    ... aggressively attack this pain. She gave me shot of Demerol (125 mg) and Phenergan (50 mg) to make the headache...

  46. Effectiveness of pain management?
    ... person is in SEVERE pain and given doses of Morphine or demerol the med. might stop the pain but doesn't knock them...

  47. changing dr.s --they just don't listen
    ... problem is that my PCP would write prescriptions for Demerol and i had a very hard time getting anyone to do that ... had phantom limb pain for 26 years and only take the Demerol when i absolutely have to have it. It's like electrical...

  48. Which is stronger...?
    ... give me something more powerful...maybe morphine or demerol (sp?) would help..:) In my book there really is...

  49. How do you know...
    ... pain meds since May--really strong ones (dilaudid, demerol ) and for about 3 weeks I was on PCA pump with dilaudid ... not only on that, but on Lyrica, Lidoderm patch with demerol + phenergan every 4-6 hrs. Now I'm home (after spending...

  50. If YOU had a choice:Lumbar Fusion or Morphine Pump?
    ... the time. It takes 180mg of morphine and 150mg of demerol to conquer the pain centers. And at that point I...

  51. Seeing PM&R doc, hope to get off demerol.
    ... Dave...I asked again....and again they said the demerol was ok. I told them I had read about the long term...
    ... on. All others that I've taken (I haven't taken demerol ), such as Morphine, Oxycontin, Dilaudid, and so on...
    ... me. "All others that I've taken (I haven't taken demerol ), such as Morphine, Oxycontin, Dilaudid, and so on...

  52. How does Morphine work for you?
    ... ve used (Hydrocodone, Codeine, Oxycodone, Fentanyl, Demerol and Darvocet), it has worked and continues to work...

  53. Panlor SS
    ... class of synthetcis that include the fentanyls and demerol or the class that includes methadone or Levo-Dromoran ... are both much more potent than morphine other than demerol . Meds like alevill and lamyctyl can also be good...

  54. How does pain work?
    ... we would not be on this forum. I am on Avinza and Demerol for the BT pain. My PM&R doctor has worked with me ... handle this pain, and now I am taking morphine and demerol . How can such a minor pain "register" on my pain ... So I guess I need a little more of my Avinza, or Demerol ? I am already on morphine!! If Tylenol was used...
    ... But the first seizure you have from continued use of demerol , you might want to consider a doc with an open script ... "The case for opiates" This will also explain why demerol shouldn't be used. If you make no effort to see...

  55. Pain getting worse every day
    ... happy with my BT pain med. But I asked for it.... Demerol . It used to work but now it seems to ....fall short...

  56. BT Pain..long term usage..Demerol has some bad "side effects". What would you do?
    ... Bottom line is still....what should I get to replace demerol ? I have some fentanyl Lollipops that act real fast...
    ... answers. HEY..I nearly forgot this. I took my demerol (150mg) last night...one of the nights I did take...
    ... people said they understand about my problems with the demerol , but I see the surgeon in only 8 days, they would...

  57. Avinza: should I or shouldn't I
    ... depakote,all the migraine meds,fioricet,duragesic patch, demerol , etc....

  58. Morphine pump or Electronic pain relief?
    ... myself better. My meds are Avinza, 180mg a day. Demerol 150mg a day. I take 90mg at 8am and 90mg at 8pm...
    ... Avinza should cut most of the pain out. Then use the Demerol for BT pain. Based on that analogy, it seems to me...
    ... supervision...) Then again, I AM on morphine and demerol . Another question of him today...if we put in the...
    ... much damage. What is the equivalent of 150 mg of demerol ?...
    ... change. Saw the dr. yesterday. I asked to get off the demerol again and he said no. I am puzzled about that. I ... about it, but I have asked twice and been told the demerol is ok for now. Yeah, I guess it is, I pretty much...

  59. How Do I Go About Finding A New PM
    ... did a bunch more tests and was set up on Avinza and demerol . That was about 8 months ago....

  60. "Dumbing down" for docs?
    ... much know that morphine doesn't do squat for me & Demerol doesn't take the pain away at all, but it does make...

  61. MS Contin / Oxycontin
    ... which worked but I became allergic to the tape!! Demerol shots...OUCH.........demerol pills which didn't help...

  62. avinza doesn't help
    ... prior to my blood test and it showed no avinza or demerol . Based on my pain levels, I think Avinza is gone ... days and am mostly pain free. I have not used the demerol at all. By the way, he teases me about being anal...

  63. avinza headaches???
    ... day was 180mg. Still didn't cut it. Used 100mg of demerol and still had pain. Oh well......best wishes...hope...

  64. Driving on Medication
    ... and they found NO trace of morphine in my blood. No demerol either, but I took them the night before and this...

  65. Avinza - Is it a 24 hour or 12 hour pain relief?
    ... My PM&R dr. had my blood tested for morphine and demerol . He was surprised to find it was negative for both...
    ... have vicodin, maybe some percocet....I took 100mg of demerol and still had pain. I don't know...demerol used to...

  66. Pain relief thru implants? Any of you tried this?
    ... wrong. I am on 120mg of Avinza and up to 150 mg of demerol (for break thru pain). I am maxed out on avinza due...
    ... Psyche treatment? Never heard a word about it. Demerol has toxic metabolites that build up? Never mentioned ... that to me. I think I asked for the demerol because it worked real well for me. I have been taking...

  67. Having Problems with Avinza
    ... lazy-boy. I have tried oxycontin, vicodin, avinza, demerol , and fentanyl. The fentanyl makes me throw up. REALLY...

  68. Still problems w/Avinz
    ... found out I'm allergic to Phenergan, Ultram, Darvocet, Demerol , and now, possibly Avinza. I did leave a message...
    ... A friend of my mom's is allergic to Demerol , Darvocet, Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, Morphine and almost...

  69. Surgery & Pain Managment
    ... home with a scrip for 10 vicodin after I had been on demerol for 8 days in the hospital. Thanks again...

  70. Any Required tests when on Pain Meds???
    ... blood test he said I was negative for morphine or demerol . I think he believed Ligand when they said Avinza...

  71. Fentanyl making me sick?
    ... ever using Fentanyl. I currently take Dilaudid and Demerol for my pain and I've experienced no side effects other...

  72. Methadone and Phantom Pain
    ... Methadone for me to take for Phantom Pain instead of Demerol . I only take the Demerol in the very worst attacks...
    ... the time as i hate taking any drugs at all. The demerol works well for me during the worst attacks and i really ... it seems that all Doctors don't like to write for Demerol . I had one Doctor talk me into taking Delaudid one ... if the Methadone didn't work that i could take the Demerol on top of the Methadone. I think this would kill me...

  73. PM for Migraine and Muscle Pain??/Advice Please
    ... of us, like myself, that have been Rx morphine or demerol injections IM, for use at home. Obviously not on ... of the ER. It seems morphine is RX in Canada and Demerol in the U.S. for the most part. I've been taking...

  74. How hard is it to wean from Oxycontin...
    ... corrected! I have never come off of oxy, but I have off of demerol and some other opiates, and as a long term pain patient...

  75. Bad experience at the ER the other night
    ... few in the U.S. that have IM pain meds. (seems to be demerol more in the U.S. though) for home use. I'm not...


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