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Demerol vs Fentanyl

Demerol
VS.
Fentanyl
Other name: Meperidine Meperidine
Other name: Duragesic Duragesic
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.1
Concern level
3.4
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.2
Concern level
3.0
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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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Nausea
6
Vomiting
5
Addiction
5
Contractions
3
Numbness
3
Withdrawal
2
Itching
2
Kidney Stones
2
Cramping
2
Bleeding
1
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Withdrawal
10
Addiction
7
Nausea
3
Euphoria
3
Vomiting
2
Itching
1
Numbness
1
Dizzy
1
Arthritis
1
RLS
1
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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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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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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...
| www.emtcity.com
" Agree, the safety and side effect profile of demerol can be concerning. Again, I still think... "

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

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I intensely dislike Demerol, and won't accept it, ditto for...
| www.medicalnewstoday.com
" 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 at... "

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s resting well. , the only time I got nauseous aft...
" ...is now at 1390. ....They gave him some more demerol at 1...hope hes resting well. , the only time I got nauseous after an ERCP was ...times she's had Demerol. Fentanyl seems to be no problem (for... "

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shot of Demerol and I was much better. I was there almost...
| www.justbreastimplants.com
" ...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 me sleep.... "

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They had to put me on the Fentanyl patch after my surgery....
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" I am opiate intolerant. Morphine I am allergic to. Vicodin does not ...you have a problem. They had to put me on the Fentanyl patch after my surgery. Dilaudid works for me but I ...see that you are allergic.... "

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give me a shot of demerol.., and I had nice weird dreams on...
" ...The Flesh Eating 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 after... "

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ey Decided to Switch from Demerol to Fentanyl, and I pr...
| www.crohnsforum.com
" ...a few Colonoscopies. Anyway, They Decided to Switch from Demerol to Fentanyl, and I pretty sure Versed. The First time When They Switched was Horrible, I Was Flopping Like a Fish a Yelling, They... "

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my first, I was given demerol (sp?) and totally felt loopy...
| forums.thebump.com
" With my first, I was given demerol (sp?) and totally felt ...together. With my 2nd, I was given fentanyl and it was awesome! It didn't take all ...nubain but if it works the same as fentanyl, I would highly... "

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