Review: Fentanyl and Demerol drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Fentanyl and Demerol. It is created by eHealthMe based on 275 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Fentanyl (latest outcomes from 14,372 users) has active ingredients of fentanyl citrate. It is often used in pain relief by acupuncture.
Demerol (latest outcomes from 4,771 users) has active ingredients of meperidine hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.
On Mar, 1, 2014: 275 people who reported to have interactions when taking Fentanyl, Demerol are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Fentanyl (fentanyl citrate)
- Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Fentanyl, Demerol:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||49|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||33|
|Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)||27|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Fentanyl, Demerol:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Drug Prescribing Error||4|
|Drug Ineffective For Unapproved Indication||2|
|Somatisation Disorder (a long-term (chronic) condition in which a person has physical symptoms that involve more than one part of the body)||1|
|Road Traffic Accident||1|
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- General anaesthesia
- Multiple myeloma
- Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Meperidine hcl
- Sodium chloride
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Fentanyl (fentanyl citrate) is often used to treat pain. Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) 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:
- Fentanyl is used in:
- Demerol is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Fentanyl alternatives:
- Demerol alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
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