Flashcards in MEPERIDINE (Demerol) Deck (1):
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.