Meperidine(Demerol)

  1. Meperidine(Demerol) Class
    Opioid analgesic
  2. Meperidine(Demerol) MOA
    Synthetic opioid that acts on opioid receptor sites to produce analgesia
  3. Meperidine(Demerol) Indications
    Analgesia for moderate to severe pain
  4. Meperidine(Demerol) Contraindications
    • Hypersensitivity to narcotics
    • Diarrhea caused by poisoning
    • Pt's taking MAOIs
    • During labor of a premature infant
    • Undiagnosed abdominal pain
  5. Meperidine(Demerol) Adverse Reactions
    • Respiratory/Circulatory depression
    • Sedation
    • Apnea
    • Arrhythmias
    • Shock
    • Increases ICP
  6. Meperidine(Demerol) Dosage
    Adult: 50-100mg IM/SC or 25-50mg slow IV

    Peds: 1-2mg/kg IV/IO/IM/SC
Author
Lhernandez
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294551
Card Set
Meperidine(Demerol)
Description
Meperidine(Demerol)
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