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A comparison of tramadol, amitriptyline, and meperidine for post epidural anaesthetic shivering in parturients.
Opioid equianalgesic doses Medication Dose Morphine 10 mg Hydromorphone (with repeated intravenous dosing) 2 mg Fentanyl 100 mcg Meperidine 75 mg Table 5.
Medicine Active Ingredient Actiq, oral transmucosal lozenge Fentanyl Citrate Avinza, capsules (extended release) Morphine Sulfate Daytrana, transdermal patch system Methylphenidate Demerol, tablets * Meperidine Hydrochloride Demerol, oral solution * Meperidine Hydrochloride Diastat/Diastat AcuDial, rectal gel Diazepam Dilaudid, tablets * Hydromorphone Hydrochloride Dilaudid, oral liquid * Hydromorphone Hydrochloride Dolophine Hydrochloride, tablets * Methadone Hydrochloride Duragesie, patch (extended release) Fentanyl * Embeda, capsules (extended release) Morphine Sulfate; Naltrexone Hydrochloride Fentora, tablets (buccal) Fentanly Citrate kadian.
avoid meperidine prescription) for patients admitted to their setting with a hip fracture (PGA).
The most common gas anesthetic agents included diethyl ether, halothane, methoxyflurane, and nitrous oxide--oxygen in conjunction with narcotics such as morphine and meperidine.
opiates include the natural products morphine and codeine, and several synthetic derivatives, including meperidine and fentanyl (Table 1).
Drugs such as Morphine and Meperidine most often come to mind as being effective, with a cautionary connotation.
If they persist, 25 to 50 mg meperidine has been found to be effective.
Although morphine sulfate is regarded as the prototypical opioid pain medication, other analgesics include the opium derivatives: hydromorphone, codeine and oxycodone plus the synthethics: fentanyl, meperidine, propoxyphene and methadone.
When a patient taking an SSRI presents with chest pain, the clinician is advised to treat this pain with morphine rather than meperidine.
However, certain drugs, such as meperidine, methadone, propoxyphene, and tramadol, are not recommended for elderly persons.