Demerol vs Nalbuphine

Demerol
(Rx)
Nalbuphine
(Rx)
Demerol is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Nalbuphine is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
?
3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
No score available
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.2
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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November 10, 1942
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
34,308 Discussions
543 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Migraines
#3 for Colonoscopy
#4 for Sedation
#5 for Severe Pain
#6 for Sedative
Demerol is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Severe Pain
#3 for Sedation
Nalbuphine is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Dem
Contractions
5
Euphoria
2
Dizziness
2
Hallucinations
1
Burning
1
Blood Clots
1
Rash
1
Serotonin Syndrome
1
Low Blood Pressure
1
Nausea and Vomiting
1
Nal
Euphoria
7
Respiratory Depression
5
Hallucinations
4
Itching
4
Nausea
3
Dysphoria
3
Low Blood Pressure
2
Respiratory arrest
1
Apnea
1
Impotence
1
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Demerol
Dem
Nalbuphine
Nal
Contractions
Dem
Nal
5
0
Euphoria
Dem
Nal
2
7
Dizziness
Dem
Nal
2
0
Hallucinations
Dem
Nal
1
4
Burning
Dem
Nal
1
0
Blood Clots
Dem
Nal
1
0
Rash
Dem
Nal
1
0
Serotonin Syndrome
Dem
Nal
1
0
Low Blood Pressure
Dem
Nal
1
2
Nausea and Vomiting
Dem
Nal
1
0
Euphoria
Nal
Dem
7
2
Respiratory Depression
Nal
Dem
5
0
Hallucinations
Nal
Dem
4
1
Itching
Nal
Dem
4
0
Nausea
Nal
Dem
3
0
Dysphoria
Nal
Dem
3
0
Low Blood Pressure
Nal
Dem
2
1
Respiratory arrest
Nal
Dem
1
0
Apnea
Nal
Dem
1
0
Impotence
Nal
Dem
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Demerol during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Nalbuphine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Demerol and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Nalbuphine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill, Syrup
Injection
Dosages
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Solution: 75 mg/1.5 mL, 50 mg/5 mL, 50 mg/mL, 100 mg/mL
Syringe: 25 mg/mL, 50 mg/mL, 75 mg/mL, 100 mg/mL
Tablet: 50 mg, 100 mg
Solution: 1.5 mg/mL, 10 mg/mL, 20 mg/mL
Syringe: 10 mg/0.5 mL, 20 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Meperidine Hcl , Meperidine Hcl/Pf
Nalbuphine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Demerol and Nalbuphine: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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