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Name/Class: MEPERIDINE (Demerol)/Narcotic Analgesic
Description: Meperidine is a synthetic narcotic with sedative and analgesic properties comparable to morphine but without hemodynamic side effects.

Indications: Moderate to severe pain.

Dosage/Route: 25 to 50 mg IV, 50 to 100 mg IM.

Pedi: 1 mg/kg IV/IM.

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