Meperidine (Demerol®)

Meperidine is a synthetic opioid which is typically prescribed for pain for specific conditions such as child birth, myocardial infarctions, and non-remitting cancer pain. People who abuse meperidine do so because it provides an extreme feeling of pleasure and euphoria.

Meperidine is an active ingredient in the following medications:
  • Demerol
  • Meperitab
  • Mepergan
  • Meprozine
  • Mepergan Fortis
Meperidine has slang references of:
  • Dust
  • Juice
  • Smack

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