meperidine meperidine

Definition(s):

  • (n) a synthetic narcotic drug (trade name Demerol) used to treat pain

Usage(s):

  1. In the morning, he first gets meperidine and atropine.
  2. To relieve pain, he gives meperidine or morphine.

News

  • Ex-Maine nurse sentenced for stealing opioids from hospital

    Michael T. Worrick-Soule of Wells pleaded guilty earlier this year to 10 counts of stealing drugs and three counts of falsifying private records after stealing meperidine, hydromorphone, fentanyl and morphine from York Hospital.
    on April 18, 2014     Source: Portland Press Herald

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