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 721 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 38,176 users)

Demerol

Demerol has active ingredients of meperidine hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Demerol 4,856 users)

On Jul, 24, 2016

721 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
  • abdominal pain
  • pain
  • emotional distress
  • renal failure
1 - 6 months:
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • chills
  • constipation
  • cystitis
  • disorientation
  • drug ineffective
  • feeling cold
6 - 12 months:
  • application site irritation
  • application site reaction
  • dizziness
  • heart rate increased
  • hyperhidrosis
  • hypertension
  • hyperventilation
  • insomnia
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • vomiting
1 - 2 years:
  • musculoskeletal disorder
  • body temperature increased
  • hyperhidrosis
5 - 10 years:
  • breakthrough pain
  • drug ineffective
  • insomnia
  • multiple sclerosis
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • pain
  • restless legs syndrome
  • somnolence
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • depression
  • vomiting
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • abdominal pain
  • metastases to bone
  • injury

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • depression
  • vomiting
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • abdominal pain
  • metastases to bone
  • pain in extremity
male:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • depression
  • constipation
  • fatigue

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • acute respiratory failure
  • clostridial infection
  • culture stool positive
  • face oedema
  • graft versus host disease
  • grand mal convulsion
  • hepatomegaly
  • mental status changes
  • mucosal inflammation
  • pyrexia
2-9:
  • cardiopulmonary failure
  • inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion
  • feeling cold
  • injury asphyxiation
  • pallor
10-19:
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • hypernatraemia
  • hypotension
  • pneumonia respiratory syncytial viral
  • pneumonitis
  • abdominal pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • nausea
  • pruritus
20-29:
  • abdominal pain
  • back pain
  • dyskinesia
  • pneumonia fungal
  • febrile neutropenia
  • chest pain
  • pulmonary oedema
  • clostridium difficile colitis
  • fungal rhinitis
  • leukaemia recurrent
30-39:
  • pain
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • hypertension
  • pain in extremity
  • bone pain
  • hypophagia
  • metastases to bone
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
40-49:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • depression
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • pyrexia
  • injury
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • neck pain
50-59:
  • pain
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
60+:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • pleural effusion
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • dehydration

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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