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Meperidine
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Demerol; Isonipecaine; Pethidine; Mepergan
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Analgesic
CHEMICAL NAME
1-methyl-4-phenylisonipecotic acid ethyl ester
DESCRIPTION
Meperidine is a synthetic opioid analgesic used for the relief of moderate to severe pain. It is also prescribed off-label for the treatment of shivering.
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