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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 205,009 Ibuprofen 172,842 Morphine 142,449
23,610,663 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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Satisfaction
30,805
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85,685
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Migraines
Colonoscopy
Sedation
Severe Pain
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Breakthrough Pain
Chronic Pain
Sedation
Fibromyalgia*
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Method of use:
Injection, Pill, Syrup
Method of use:
Injection, Pill, Syrup
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
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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
Bleeding
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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Dem
Fentanyl
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Nausea
Dem
Fen
7
4
Vomiting
Dem
Fen
6
3
Addiction
Dem
Fen
5
7
Contractions
Dem
Fen
4
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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
Bleeding
Dem
Fen
2
0
Withdrawal
Fen
Dem
10
2
Addiction
Fen
Dem
7
5
Nausea
Fen
Dem
4
7
Euphoria
Fen
Dem
3
0
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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Jonathan
Demerol -vs- Fentanyl
I passed a 1 cm kidney stone while on Demerol with no pain whatsoever. After a later surgery (cranial) they gave me Fentanyl and the stuff hardly worked at all. I ended up asking for hydrocodone which was more effective. But I've never had much luck with morphine, either. It's odd how a painkiller can work for some but not for others.

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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... "

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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). ... "

shot of Demerol and I was much better. I was there almost...
" ...lot of pain. Then had a bad reaction to the fentanyl and my BP plummeted to ...That and a shot of Demerol and I was much better. I was there almost ...every 4 hours and took Valium to help ... "

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... "

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