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  1. phantom limb pain
    ... 26 years now. It was terrable in the beginning with Demerol shots every 6 hours for two months. i had to retire ... this year is starting off badly. i hate taking the demerol /ativan but i just can't stand the pain. every night...
    ... on without warning. My doctor is no fan of the Demerol but gives it to me at my request. that;s what they ... Doctor. THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! IF I STOPP TAKING THE DEMEROL HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO GET THE TOXINS OUT OF MY...

  2. COST of filling Codman Intrecal Morphine Pump
    ... customer would have paid 20 bucks for that 50ml vial of demerol the insurance comapny pays 82 cents for. I understand...
    ... where they were charging 19 dollars for a shot of demerol and it was negotiated down to .93 cents and the hosital...

  3. Stolen Meds
    ... hospital. Not meds that I brought, but, meds (I.V. Demerol ) that were to be given to me but substituted with...
    ... her last operation she was told she would be given Demerol or Morphine (even though she gets sick from them)...

  4. No solid answers about pain! Need encouragement
    ... them and have found them to be painful. They gave me demerol during my first one, for some reason they gave me...

  5. Called PM can they do this?
    ... an anti hystamine. It's used in conjunction with demerol injections for nausea and to boost the the meds a...

  6. I have truly seen a "10" on the pain scale
    ... answer his page and he ordered "one" injection of Demerol . Oh the surgeon was very kind when I left the hospital...
    ... horrendous pain, the surgeon had written for 25mg Demerol IV (which was a joke) and then 50mg IM (another joke...

  7. Fentanyl questions
    ... would be worthless for me to go to ER. The amount of Demerol or Dilaudid they would have to give me, they won't...

  8. Pancreatitis is a pain
    ... is because when I was first admitted, I was given Demerol through a PCA (patient controlled analgesia) pump ... time I was in the hospital). I was switched back to Demerol , and started to improve pain wise and the pancreatic...

  9. feelbad....I meet with surgeon Tuesday....scared!!
    ... Supposedly, the hospital I will be in has d/c the use of Demerol , which helps me quite a bit. So, I either have Morphine...

  10. does anyone feel this way with pain?
    ... would get would be when I was in the hospital, either demerol or morphine. Only then I would get maybe a good 1...

  11. Tylenol 4 question
    ... tolewrance into the picture. Other than codeine and demerol , there is no real ceilng on morpihine, Oxycodone,...

  12. What to do when Breakthru's not enough?
    ... the day supply calculated on the previous script. Demerol or even percocet in a different strength would be...

  13. Enhancement Drug Question?
    ... it's really not a great potentiator other than with demerol . However any drug that calms and relaxes when you...

  14. 20 years old and dependant on painkillers.
    ... a hard time with the doctors giving me pain meds. Demerol is the only thing that works when it gets so bad i...

  15. Shore, Question about something you said...
    ... him. When my mom was treated in the 70's they used demerol and other pain killers, now it's abortives, is there...
    ... having weekly migraines at the time. I went in for a demerol / phenegrin shot and the miracle drug was there waiting ... chief resident said 'its not working, give her the demerol '. Then they said maybe I hadnt gotten there quick...

  16. My mom just had to take my dad to the ER
    ... would eventually take her to the er for a shot of demerol . I have many memories of going out to eat cause my...

  17. Chronic daily migraines-SOS!
    ... Codeine or as advanced as chronic use of morphine, Demerol , or fentanyl. Relief is relief. No person deserves...
    ... worked. Otherwise I would go to the ER for a shot of demerol or something like that with nausea meds. Lucky...

  18. Post-surgery pain management question, injectables??
    ... Rx that. In Canada it seems mostly morphine and Demerol in the U.S.. If they do it for h/a they should do...
    ... I just read recently on her that someone was RX'd Demerol at home. I also heard before of someone being RX...

  19. Injections for pain at home?
    ... One of my relatives gave herself injections of demerol for many years. This was under a doctor's care and ... was quite a long time ago that she was injecting the demerol . She now has huge seeping lesions at almost every...
    ... anything pertaining to this. I have had a lot of demerol and morphine injections during hospital stays and...
    ... The lesions were caused by injecting demerol , not insulin....
    ... Codeine and other opiate-derived medications (i.e. demerol ) can cause degranulation of mast cells by stimulation...
    ... also a chronic pain patient, concerning the use of demerol injections: Quote: "I have an awful lot to say ... because I had my own nightmare with this medication. 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. In truth, Demerol is distinctly inferior for pain control, an irritant ... questions must be raised about the continued use of Demerol view of its poor effectiveness and high incidence ... side effects. The erroneous reasons for the use of Demerol have been repeated so often that they have been accepted ... analgesics, are the standard dogma for the use of demerol , All of those old teachings have been proven groundless ... studies by experts and pharmacologists on pain control. Demerol has been in use so long that it has less stigma than ... and lay people alike. The first disadvantage of Demerol is a short duration of action of only 2 to 3 hours ... length of hospital stay. Most hospitals don't even use Demerol any longer due to the associated risks. Demerol ... depression, sedation, and constipation. Additionally, Demerol is metabolized to normeperidine. This toxic metabolite ... eventually generalized seizures. This syndrome is called " Demerol -induced CNS Excitatory Toxicity." Other studies have ... incidence of post operative delirium in patients receiving Demerol . Toxicity may occur in normal individuals at standard ... Normeperidine toxicity can be treated by stopping demerol immediately. Standard anti-seizures measures should ... be avoided as it reverses the analgesic effect of Demerol but not the effects of normeperidine. Pain control ... constant pain control while staying below toxic levels, Demerol is an old, lumbering dinosaur which must be taken ... of this medication for pain control. I have been on demerol and suffered thru these side effects myself and it...
    ... Hey Guys, The info about Demerol and the risks of prolonged use has been available...

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  21. Opiates denied to young CP patients. IRK!
    ... 5mg of Oxycodone at the time), occasional shots of Demerol , and Stadol Nasal Spray (which helped the most since...

  22. Shocked about prices!!
    ... doctor decided that she should get an injection of Demerol 75mg and Phenergan 25mg. The doctor didn't have those ... minute conversation ultimately resulting in the same Demerol 75/Phenergan 25 shot, we pay approximately $220 (including...

  23. Which pain meds do what???
    ... questions to ask! A little background: I can't take Demerol (it makes me hallucinate, though it does help with...

  24. Need opinions on b.t med. please
    ... all! Do you think diludid would help,or what about demerol ? I never tried neither of the two....

  25. Dave, response to the medication vacation ?
    ... hydrogen or oxygen molucule atached. . The fentanyls and demerol are a completely different class and then you have...

  26. Having a few bad days here with migraines
    ... always have to go to my doc for a shot of 100ml of demerol with gravol. I've tried a couple migraine pills,...

  27. Any difference between the two hydrocodones?
    ... to improve quality of life. Pure opiates aside from demerol don't damage any internal organs. You can have side...

  28. Lyrica-- New Nerve Pain Pill
    ... painfull... I suppose I could always go the ER for demerol but that takes so long and it doesn't work that much...
    ... Oh I haven't had morphine, only demerol . I just want the morphine sometimes. I will ask...
    ... Oh I haven't had morphine, only demerol . I just want the morphine sometimes. I will ask...

  29. Any problem taking Ibuprofen and Celebrex on the same day?
    ... People don't have seizures from opiates, other than Demerol . But the risk of siezure, the dependnece issue, really...

  30. Mixing Perc. with other pain meds.
    ... Percocet (Oxycodone w/ Acetaminophen) with either Demerol or Codeine tabs. or T3's. I am having major crisis...
    ... If I were to take either codeine piulls, or T3's or demerol with the Percocet just once, would it be likely okay ... kicked in, and wondered if it was safe to mix with Demerol or Codeine. Would this be really scary, or likely...

  31. how many ppl work while on pain controal meds?
    ... Hey PP, Demerol is never recomenddeforlong term use as it bilds up...

  32. Weird Reaction With Duragesic
    ... class of opiates is unique in one way or another. Demerol is the only other med In that class people would have...

  33. Methadone???
    ... severely nausea's & Insomnia. Sometimes I take 50mg Demerol on really bad days 4-5 times a day. Then a normal...

  34. Help? Where do I go now?!!
    ... want it to be lessened alittle. Anyone ever go on Demerol ? And if so...did it help? And if anyone knows the ... ratio of Hydro to demerol or where to find that info, I would be very grateful...
    ... so many spikes throughout the day. As far as Demerol , I have never had it in pill form, just injection ... have heard. I don't know the exact conversion of Demerol as my chart does not have an oral dose to compare...
    ... getting by on S.S. right now. I, too, did not think Demerol came in pill form till I was doing some research today...
    ... I believe that Demerol can lead to seizures if used for a long time. I...
    ... arsenal" of pain relief drugs, I do have pill-form Demerol . I asked to try it because dem. shots work somewhat...
    ... make me stop taking it and be in pain! I've tried demerol , oxy., T3's, and codeine. Pretty well everything,...
    ... much better and your body will love you for it. Demerol is a medication that is NOT something you should take...
    ... As Chaswick and Wolftrades have already stated demerol can be very dangerous if used for a prolonged period...
    ... Hi SA, Like others said, Demerol /meperdine isn't a drug used to treat chronic pain ... 3-4 hours would need to be replaced with 300mgs of Demerol every 2-3 hours. Not a good choice. Here is 1 equianelge...

  35. Questions on Duragesic patch
    ... combine it with Morphine, Dilaudid, and Meperdine ( Demerol ). You may want to ask you Dr about that before you...

  36. Post surgery meds??
    ... for a very sore everything afterwards. I found demerol worked for previous surgeries. I had the gallbladder ... years ago (woke up) and I'm pretty sure that it was demerol they gave me every couple of hours. I thought that...

  37. Difference in other(not methadone) generics???
    ... Methadone -Morphine IR -Tylox -Dilaudid -Codeine - Demerol And some of them come in pill form and oral liquids...
    ... ingredient, not just meth, but morphine, hydro, oxy, demerol , and ampetamines. So when their is a shortage of meds...

  38. Why need triplikit for kolonopin[not controlled.
    ... states for class 11 drugs like morphine, oxy, meth, demerol and the amphetamines. But klonopin is the same class...

  39. Questions about BT meds with Duragesic
    ... my dr on Tues and she said we could try morphine or demerol and a few others. She did bring up Duiladid but she...
    ... Obviously not everyone can get by on a 50ugh patch. Demerol orally is very weak and shouldn't be used long term...

  40. Changing from Duragesic 75mcg to WHAT??
    ... dirt cheap but has it's own unique properties. Demerol isn't an option, due to metabolte build up. Oxtcontin...

  41. I see spine specialist 5/26 ?
    ... this I had my accident in Nov and was started out on Demerol 50 mg tablets. I really did not care for them. they ... she had a fit and said no way would she prescribe Demerol and put me on Lortab 7.5. The worked for a while but...

  42. PLEASE ANSWER ASAP - Dr's Appt tomorrow
    ... HI MKM, Merpegan forte is merperdine "Demerol" and demerol builds up a metabolite that causes seizures and Kidney...

  43. Really need help, long post but urgent, need info
    ... sedation was involving Versed as well as probably Demerol or something similar. My point in bringing this up...
    ... sedation was involving Versed as well as probably Demerol or something similar. My point in bringing this up...
    ... tend to use Fentanyl (some others use Morphine or Demerol ). The combination will provide the patient with decreased...
    ... tend to use Fentanyl (some others use Morphine or Demerol ). The combination will provide the patient with decreased...

  44. High drug tolerance, help!
    ... another class of synthetic are the febnatnyls and demerol and then you have methadone and darvon. There are...

  45. Tired of the pain
    ... to the ER to have it put back into place. Then its demerol and versed for conscious sedation. The nurse in me...

  46. Local doc arrested
    ... and in fact wrote dozens off scripts for prolonged Demerol use which resulted in the death of one patient, Who...

  47. What are everyone's thoughts re: dosages
    ... He is accused in the indictment of prescribing Demerol , Dilaudid, Methadone, Oxycontin and other highly addictive ... was charged with two counts of illegally possessing Demerol . She pleaded guilty last year and received a three...

  48. What is Hydromorphone?
    ... have continous dosing for the fents to be effective, Demerol is also in the same class as fentanyl but not used...

  49. Talwin??
    ... is very good suprisingly!! In the past I have tried demerol , dilaudid, percocet, etc with no relief for bt pain...

  50. Trying to work full time with chronic pain!!
    ... medications and would be off work due to the pleasures of demerol and phenergen hangovers. :) To be approved for...

  51. Shoreline - question to your response please
    ... The only opiate that shouldn't be used long term is Demerol , because your kidneys are not able to excrete all ... seizure once a large enough amount has built up, but Demerol is the only problem opiate and rarely used by PM docs...

  52. I'm Back From Hip Surgery!
    ... very weak. Once my pain medication was changed to Demerol i improved drastically and now need it only at night...

  53. Shore....can I bend your ear again.....
    ... combinations. The only opiate that has a ceiling is demerol , too much demerol can build up a metabolite that is...

  54. ketamine and lowering tolerance
    ... case I would ever need them. He at first offered demerol with phenagren, but I said that I didnt like demerol...
    ... very safe drugs. There are a few synthetics like Demerol , and Darvon which have some toxic metabolites you ... in prolonged use, and no sensible doctor would use Demerol long term for that reason. Drugs like Oxycodone, Hydrocodon...

  55. Hello... Again
    ... Oxyir is one and there is morphine, dilaudid, also demerol but it isn't used for long term pain management because...

  56. Shore - Chiari Malformation
    ... really bad but they did their best to control it with demerol shots, valium and phenobarbital. The biggest post...

  57. Shoreline Can U Help Me with Something I'm VERY Confused
    ... type of tolerance to occur. The only excepton is Demerol "meperdine/meperdine forte". Demi can build up a metabolite...

  58. Opiate Therapy and Liver problems
    ... C-2 are illegal, more BS from the pharmacist. Demerol is the only opioid med that has an actual limit as...

  59. Shoreline, how does OxyContin work (mechanics)?
    ... limit to what you can take. The only exception is demerol , which isn't used for CP because it can buld up a...

  60. Help! Question!
    ... we don't have loricet up here. Meds like morphine, demerol , oxycontin etc. I think have to be filled within 48...

  61. How do you treat your migraines??
    ... thing that helps me when I get a migraine is a shot of demerol and gravol. I've tried all kinds of meds and they...
    ... They said they'd give me something for it, I figured Demerol or something for pain. Through my IV they gave me ... found it works for migraines and its much safer than Demerol or any narcotic. Thats the only time Ive heard of...

  62. hard to find a sympathetic doc
    ... vicodin for migraines. And not a one has ever mentioned demerol . Would you suggest a regular doc for the demerol...
    ... A regular gp can give demerol shots also when in a migraine flarep at least my moms ... that much pain you will and he gives her a shot of demerol and phenergen for nausea and usually she can go home...

  63. Continuing questions
    ... like oxycodone, morphine, fentanyl, methadone and demerol , but demerol can only be used short term due to a...

  64. Shoreline I need some advice
    ... function and you tolerate the side effects, other than Demerol which can cause seizures froma specific metabolite...

  65. Shoreline, medication question
    ... and 30 mg. There is Diluadid "hydromorphone". Demerol can cause a buildup of metabolites that can cause...

  66. being embarassed by Dr's office...
    ... the buttox area. He was very kind. Gave me a shot of Demerol (which through me for a loop, I felt so out of it...

  67. Am I Posting The Wrong Way? Shoreline, Kissa
    ... brain pain was beyond description. I was being rx'd demerol shots and valium every few hours; however, the ICU ... some of my lortab from home and I supplemented the demerol injections with the lortabs when I had to wait any...

  68. Alarm Failure Medtronic's Intrathecal Pumps
    ... was an ER charge where I had been given a shot of demerol and visteril, They broke the bill down to the syringe...

  69. Not sure what to do...could I ask you all?
    ... half after finding it so I was given bolus shots of demerol every 4 hours for almost 2 weeks. I would definitely...

  70. Pain management and Addiction
    ... in this class. Examples of some include methadone, demerol , percocets, vicodin, oxycodone, and heroin. Opioids...

  71. Migraine/cluster headaches
    ... months. The only thing that works on mine is a shot of demerol with gravol. If I don't go and get a shot the headache...

  72. Discogram
    ... was great though.....he shot me up in the rump with Demerol to help control the pain during the ride home. Bless...

  73. Phenergan
    ... your other meds. In fact, I know they mix it with demerol in a capsule so if it's safe with fentanyl and demerol...

  74. Sorry guys..a couple more ??'s about Methadone..
    ... Fentanyl, Afentanyl, Suffentanyl , Carfentanyl and Demerol falls into this family. But excepting there are ... Meth is no more synthetic heroin than Hydrocodone or demerol . The only opioids structurely and pharmokeneticly...

  75. Question on meds
    ... Fentanyl,suffentanyl, affentanyl, carfenntanyl and demerol is in that same class. I think in the future, they...


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