Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A synthetic narcotic compound, C15H21NO2, used in its hydrochloride form as an analgesic and sedative.

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  • n. The opioid analgesic drug pethidine (INN).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A synthetic narcotic drug used as a sedative; Demerol is the trademark of a brand of meperidine.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a synthetic narcotic drug (trade name Demerol) used to treat pain

Etymologies

me(thyl) + (pi)peridine.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Acupuncture might reduce the use of other forms of pain relief such as meperidine, but the evidence is limited.

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  • * Other narcotic analgesics such as meperidine and oxycodone

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  • My gastroenterologist recommended monitored sedation, in which you’re knocked out with a fast-acting drug called propofol (Diprivan), rather than conscious sedation, which usually involves a narcotic, such as meperidine (Demerol), plus a hypnotic or sedative, such as midazolam (Versed) or diazepam (Valium).

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  • And then, his face pink with the pleasure of cocaine and meperidine, he swung the glass hard into her left lens implant, smashing vision into blood and light.

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  • Synthetic narcotics include meperidine or Pethidine (Demerol, Mepergan), methadone (Dolophine, Methadose), and others (Darvon, Lomotil).

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  • What did women do before meperidine and epidurals?

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  • According to an Associated Press story on August 20, "Hydrocodone use increased 217 percent; morphine distribution went up 180 percent; even meperidine, most commonly sold as Demerol, jumped 20 percent" during the past decade.

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  • Diphenoxylate is chemically related to the narcotic drug meperidine.

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  • Comparative study of the analgesic effect of transcutaneous nerve stimulation (TNS), electroacupuncture (EA) and meperidine in the treatment of postoperative pain.

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