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demerol vs morphine, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 35

This is personalized comparison of demerol vs morphine for a female aged 35. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Demerol (latest outcomes from 4,936 users) has active ingredients of meperidine hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

Morphine (latest outcomes from 49,748 users) has active ingredients of morphine sulfate. It is often used in pain.

What is the symptom

Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, epilepsy.(latest reports from Seizures 2,052 patients)

On Oct, 26, 2014: 2,111 female patients aged 30 who take the same drugs are studied in demerol vs morphine

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female30Migraine - common

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
demerol meperidine hydrochloridenot specified
morphine morphine sulfatenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 30 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

demerolmorphine
Seizures0.00%0.00%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
demerolmorphine
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Headache (pain in head)Vomiting
VomitingPyrexia (fever)
AnxietyHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Drug Exposure During Pregnancy
Drug IneffectiveDrug Ineffective
Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)Pain
Convulsions Nos (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled of muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly)Headache (pain in head)
Grand Mal Convulsion (a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain)Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
demerolmorphine
Anxiety
Depression
Formication (a sensation that exactly resembles that of small insects crawling on (or under) the skin)
Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Dyskinesia (abnormality or impairment of voluntary movement)
Weight Decreased
Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes)
Back Pain
Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
demerol0.00%9.09%45.45%45.45%0.00%
morphine3.41%31.82%32.95%23.86%7.95%

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Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) is often used to treat pain. Morphine (morphine sulfate) is often used to treat pain. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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