Definition of Demerol

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

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



Definition of Demerol

1. Proper noun. (pharmaceutical drug) A marketed brand of the drug pethidine. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Demerol

1. A prescription narcotic drug that is used to kill pain. Demerol, like other narcotics, is an addictive drug. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Demerol

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demeraras
demerge
demerged
demerger
demergered
demergering
demergers
demerges
demerging
demerit
demerit point
demerited
demeriting
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demersal
demerse
demersed
demerses
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demersion
demersions
demes
demesmaekerite
demesman
demesmen
demesmerize
demesmerized
demesmerizes

Literary usage of Demerol

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Praise Blue Skies by Tom White (2003)
"Later, when Dad came in, my mother saw in his face what I had seen, but she recognized it as his blank, glassy-eyed Demerol look. ..."

2. Maintaining Budgetary Discipline: Spending and Revenue Options edited by Sherry Snyder (1999)
"Pain killers, such as codeine, Tylenol with codeine, Darvon, Percodan, Demerol, methadone, opiates LUl .... LJ2 i. Tranquilizers, such as Valium, Xanax, ..."

3. National Household Survey on Drug Abuse: Main Findings, 1996by Angela Brittingham by Angela Brittingham (1998)
"Pain killers, such as codeine, Tylenol with codeine, Darvon, Percodan, Demerol, methadone, opiates LJl . . . . LJ 2 i. Tranquilizers, such as Valium, Xanax, ..."

4. Current Issues in Women's Health: An FDA Consumer Special Report by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"The drugs that can reduce the pain are either narcotics such as Demerol or non- ... Demerol should not be given within two hours of birth and Nubain not ..."

5. Cocaine Use in America: Epidemmiologic and Clinical Perspectives edited by Nicholas J. Kozel, Edgar H. Adams (1996)
"... high-dose cocaine abusers also medicate the side effects of cocaine with narcotics such as heroin and meperidine (Demerol) or other prescription drugs. ..."

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