Definition of Meperidine hydrochloride

1. Noun. A synthetic narcotic drug (trade name Demerol) used to treat pain.

Exact synonyms: Demerol, Meperidine
Generic synonyms: Narcotic
Language type: Trade Name



Medical Definition of Meperidine hydrochloride

1. Ethyl 1-methyl-4-phenylisonipecotate hydrochloride;a widely used narcotic analgesic. Synonym: pethidine. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meperidine Hydrochloride

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meowed
meowier
meowiest
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meowy
mepacrine
mepacrine hydrochloride
mepartricin
mepazine acetate
mepenzolate
mepenzolate bromide
meperidine
meperidine hydrochloride (current term)
meperidines
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mephedrine
mephedrone
mephenesin
mephenoxalone
mephentermine
mephenytoin
mephistophelean
mephistophelian
mephitic
mephitic air
mephitical
mephitically

Literary usage of Meperidine hydrochloride

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1. Guidelines for Treatment of Cancer Pain (1993)
"meperidine hydrochloride (Demerol Hydrochloride) - a strong, very short-acting (2-3 hours) opioid. It is not recommended for treatment of chronic pain ..."

2. Unstable Angina: Diagnosis and Management by Eugene Braunwald (1997)
"meperidine hydrochloride can be substituted for morphine in patients who are allergic to morphine. No randomized trials have defined the unique contribution ..."

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