Review: taking Fentanyl and Demerol together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Fentanyl and Demerol together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Fentanyl and Demerol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 393 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Fentanyl

Fentanyl has active ingredients of fentanyl. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Fentanyl 13,494 users)

Demerol

Demerol has active ingredients of meperidine hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Demerol 6,256 users)

On Sep, 19, 2016

393 people who take Fentanyl, Demerol are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Fentanyl and Demerol drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • hypotension
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • hypernatraemia
  • pneumonia respiratory syncytial viral
  • pneumonitis
  • tumour lysis syndrome
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • dehydration
1 - 6 months:
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • constipation
  • abdominal pain
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • application site pustules
  • application site rash
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • bipolar disorder
6 - 12 months:
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • application site irritation
  • application site pustules
  • application site rash
  • application site reaction
  • bipolar disorder
  • breast discharge
  • breast tenderness
  • cerebrovascular accident
1 - 2 years:
  • abdominal pain
  • application site pustules
  • application site rash
  • bipolar disorder
  • breast discharge
  • breast tenderness
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • constipation
  • dehydration
  • depression
2 - 5 years:
  • drug ineffective
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • dyspnoea
  • loss of consciousness
  • medical device complication
  • urinary incontinence
  • cardiac arrest
  • chest pain
5 - 10 years:
  • breakthrough pain
  • drug ineffective
  • insomnia
  • multiple sclerosis
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • pain
  • restless legs syndrome
  • somnolence
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • vomiting
  • depression
  • headache
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • dyspnoea
  • abdominal pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • vomiting
  • depression
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • fall
  • urinary tract infection
  • weight decreased
male:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • headache
  • nausea
  • respiratory arrest
  • drug ineffective
  • respiratory depression
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • blood glucose increased

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • feeling cold
  • injury asphyxiation
  • pallor
10-19:
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • hypernatraemia
  • hypotension
  • pneumonia respiratory syncytial viral
  • pneumonitis
  • affective disorder
  • alveolar osteitis
  • anxiety
  • aortic arteriosclerosis
20-29:
  • back pain
  • abdominal pain
  • bronchitis
  • arthralgia
  • atelectasis
  • haematocrit decreased
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • headache
  • hot flush
  • hypertension
30-39:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • pain in extremity
  • bone pain
  • metastases to bone
  • hypertension
  • hypophagia
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
40-49:
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • depression
  • pyrexia
  • osteoarthritis
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • neck pain
50-59:
  • pain
  • fall
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • back pain
  • balance disorder
  • urinary tract infection
60+:
  • dehydration
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • pain
  • constipation
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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