Demerol and Extravasation - from FDA reports
Extravasation is found among people who take Demerol, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Phenergan, and have Nausea. This review analyzes which people have Extravasation with Demerol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,636 people who have side effects when taking Demerol from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Jul, 21, 2017
6,636 people reported to have side effects when taking Demerol.
Among them, 12 people (0.18%) have Extravasation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Demerol when people have Extravasation *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Extravasation when taking Demerol *:
- female: 50 %
- male: 50 %
Age of people who have Extravasation when taking Demerol *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 22.22 %
- 50-59: 55.56 %
- 60+: 22.22 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Nausea (2 people, 16.67%)
- Carcinoma (1 person, 8.33%)
- Acute Myocardial Infarction (1 person, 8.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Phenergan (3 people, 25.00%)
- Zofran (1 person, 8.33%)
- Lasix (1 person, 8.33%)
- Inapsine (1 person, 8.33%)
- Blenoxane (1 person, 8.33%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Mental Status Changes (4 people, 33.33%)
- Arm Amputation (4 people, 33.33%)
- Skin Discoloration (3 people, 25.00%)
- Hypoaesthesia (3 people, 25.00%)
- Cellulitis (3 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Extravasation when taking Demerol?
Demerol has active ingredients of meperidine hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Demerol 6,784 users)
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