meperidine HCl

meperidine HCl

(məper´ədēn´),
n brand name: Demerol;
drug class: synthetic narcotic analgesic (Controlled Substance Schedule II);
action: interacts with opioid receptors in the central nervous system to alter pain perception;
uses: moderate to severe pain, preoperative administration in sedation techniques.
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and multi- brands ple other manufactu- rers Demerol, Mepergan, Meperidine Sanoft Winthrop Meperidine HCl hydrochloride Pharmaceuticals (Demerol), Wyeth- Ayerst Laboratories (Mepergan and Mepe- ridine HCl), Astra USA Inc.