meperidine hydrochloride


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Noun1.meperidine hydrochloride - a synthetic narcotic drug (trade name Demerol) used to treat pain
narcotic - a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
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Last year saw the company launch trandolapril tablets, USP; hydroxyzine hydrochloride tablets, USP; meperidine hydrochloride tablets (CII); and isradipine capsules, USP.
The dosage and the method of administration was registered and the morphine equivalent dosage was calculated according to the potency of 10 mg of morphine sulfate which is equal to 10 mg methadone hydrochloride, 100 mg of meperidine hydrochloride, 200 mg of codeine or 600 mg of acetaminophen plus 60 mg of codeine.11,12
The one case of anaphylaxis in an omalizumab-treated patient was associated with a meperidine hydrochloride (Demerol) injection.