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Pain

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Pain is an unpleasant sensation often caused by intense or damaging stimuli such as stubbing a toe, burning a finger, putting iodine o...
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Common Pain treatments discussed around the web
Tylenol 198,272 Ibuprofen 168,102 Morphine 139,017
22,912,403 conversations around the web about Pain to help you make a decision
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Demerol
VS.
Fentanyl
Other name: Meperidine (Meperidine)
Other name: Duragesic (Duragesic)
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5 / 10
Satisfaction
29,954
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Pain
Migraines
Colonoscopy
Sedation
Severe Pain
Sedative
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Breakthrough Pain
Chronic Pain
Sedation
Fibromyalgia*
Back Pain
Severe Pain
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Method of use:
Injection, Pill, Syrup
Method of use:
Injection, Pill, Syrup
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Pethidine (International Nonproprietary Name) or meperidine (United States Adopted Name) (commonly referred to as Demerol but also referred to as: isonipecaine lidol pethanol piridosal Algil Alodan Centralgin Dispadol Dolantin Mialgi...
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Fentanyl (also known as fentanil, brand names Sublimaze, Actiq, Durogesic, Fentora, Onsolis, Instanyl, Abstral, and others) is a potent synthetic narcotic analgesic with a rapid onset and short duration of action. It is a strong agonist at the mu o...
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Top Concerns
Dem
Nausea
7
Vomiting
6
Addiction
5
Contractions
4
Numbness
3
Withdrawal
2
Itching
2
Cramping
2
Kidney Stones
2
Euphoria
2
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Fen
Withdrawal
10
Addiction
7
Nausea
4
Euphoria
3
Vomiting
3
Itching
2
Numbness
1
Dizzy
1
Arthritis
1
Respiratory Depression
1
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Demerol
Dem
Fentanyl
Fen
Nausea
Dem
Fen
7
4
Vomiting
Dem
Fen
6
3
Addiction
Dem
Fen
5
7
Contractions
Dem
Fen
4
0
Numbness
Dem
Fen
3
1
Withdrawal
Dem
Fen
2
10
Itching
Dem
Fen
2
2
Cramping
Dem
Fen
2
0
Kidney Stones
Dem
Fen
2
0
Euphoria
Dem
Fen
2
3
Withdrawal
Fen
Dem
10
2
Addiction
Fen
Dem
7
5
Nausea
Fen
Dem
4
7
Euphoria
Fen
Dem
3
2
Vomiting
Fen
Dem
3
6
Itching
Fen
Dem
2
2
Numbness
Fen
Dem
1
3
Dizzy
Fen
Dem
1
0
Arthritis
Fen
Dem
1
0
Respiratory Depression
Fen
Dem
1
0
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About Demerol
Pethidine (International Nonproprietary Name) or meperidine (United States Adopted Name) (commonly referred to as Demerol but also referred to as: isonipecaine lidol pethanol piridosal Algil Alodan Centralgin Dispadol Dolantin Mialgi...
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About Fentanyl
Fentanyl (also known as fentanil, brand names Sublimaze, Actiq, Durogesic, Fentora, Onsolis, Instanyl, Abstral, and others) is a potent synthetic narcotic analgesic with a rapid onset and short duration of action. It is a strong agonist at the mu o...
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Post from
www.emtcity.com
Agree, the safety and side effect profile of demerol can be...
" ...side effect profile of demerol can be concerning. Again, I still think fentanyl is a good... "

for all people. I'm glad Demerol works for you and I am...
" ...works for all people. I'm glad Demerol works for you and I am so grateful Fentanyl works for... "

I intensely dislike Demerol, and won't accept it, ditto for...
" I intensely dislike Demerol, and won't accept it, ditto ...sick to their stomach) ONLY! Fentanyl is an excellent drug for ...pain to almost nothing. I loved getting JUST Fentanyl. No problems... "

Post from
www.remedyspot.com
hes resting well. , the only time I got nauseous...
" ...now at 1390. ....They gave him some more demerol at 1...hope hes resting well. , the only time I got nauseous after an ERCP ...she's had Demerol. Fentanyl seems to be no problem (for me). ... "

give me a shot of demerol.., and I had nice weird dreams on...
" ...Bacteria.., they put me on a fentanyl drip cuz I had 9 debridements., surgery each day to cut out the dead tissue and it hurt like H___., that is some painful stuff...and ...of demerol.., an... "

They Decided to Switch from Demerol to Fentanyl, and I...
" ...Fentanyl, and I pretty sure Versed. The First time When They Switched was Horrible, I Was Flopping Like a Fish a Yelling, They Claimed it Was the Maximum Dose? ( inexperienced or liar) Soooo, The... "

them. I have reactions to Demerol,Dilaudid, and Morphine!...
" ...been put on fentanyl patches for pain. Well, I was put on 25mg and really was having problems with severe sleepiness, dizziness, etc. so I ...them. I have reactions to Demerol,Dilaudid, and Mo... "

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good amount of pain but they loaded me up with Demerol and...
" ...I had a good amount of pain but they loaded me up with Demerol and fentanyl and gave me antiemetics so I didn't have any nausea. I haven't had a ton of pain since, ...ablation I'm not bleeding a... "

what was used in the past (Demerol.) we also use either...
" ...nurse at PCMH and we do use sedation. We use Fentanyl and Versed, and most people do very well with it. It causes ...nausea that what was used in the past (Demerol.) we also use either hu... "

year and I was on 100mg of Demerol...which is a LOT for...
" ...I was on 100mg of Demerol...which is ...time...my gastro said I was still screaming and crying from the pain. When I had my endoscopy she gave me Fentanyl which went much better (since i'm al... "

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