Demerol and Extravasation - from FDA reports


Extravasation is reported only by a few people who take Demerol. We study 6,487 people who have side effects while taking Demerol from FDA. Among them, 3 have Extravasation. Find out below who they are, when they have Extravasation and more.

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On Apr, 25, 2017

6,487 people reported to have side effects when taking Demerol.
Among them, 3 people (0.05%) have Extravasation

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Demerol cause Extravasation?

Gender of people who have Extravasation when taking Demerol *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

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: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Carcinoma (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction (1 person, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tenormin (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Reglan (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Lipitor (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Lasix (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Activase (1 person, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Respiratory Acidosis (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Pleural Effusion (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Gastrointestinal Perforation (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Constipation (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Abdominal Pain (1 person, 33.33%)

* 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)


Extravasation (leakage of a fluid) has been reported by people with breast cancer, colon cancer, non-hodgkin's lymphoma, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 2,403 Extravasation patients).

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