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, any of a diverse group of drugs used to relieve pain. Analgesic drugs include the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as the salicylates, acetaminophen, narcotic drugs such as morphine, and synthetic drugs with morphinelike action such as meperidine
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Mr Chernoff said: "Dr Murray has never prescribed nor administered Demerol to Michael Jackson.
com reported the entertainer was injected with Demerol about half an hour before he went into cardiac arrest.
Investigators also arrested Coburn's son, James, on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine and Demerol.
In the late 1940s, Justice Frank Murphy was hooked on Seconal and then Demerol, and "some of his closest acquaintances were convinced that the Justice was regularly purchasing illegal drugs.
Bergman's children alleged that during their late father's hospital stay, his physician, Wing Chin, prescribed only Demerol as needed, despite the fact that Mr.
They would give a patient 50 milligrams of Demerol, and if that didn't take care of the pain the doctor would say, 'But it says right here in my handbook that that's what you get.
A 2001 government survey found that close to 3 million kids between 12 and 17 had used prescription drugs, such as Darvon, Demerol, OxyContin, Percodan and Vicodin, for "fun.
While similar to morphine and Demerol, medical specialists said fentanyl is 100 times more potent than morphine.
They couldn't get an orthopedist to come in at 6am on a Saturday to perform surgery, so they gave me six shots of Demerol and a script for Vicodin, wrapped my leg in a splint, and put me in our car back to Boston.
The young woman flirts with Frank, who is only too glad of the attention, and manipulates him into giving her a prescription for five Demerol pills.
The first connection was made in the early 1980s, when young people illegally taking an impure form of Demerol (MPTP) exhibited symptoms of an advanced form of this progressive disease.
Of the total 26, 74% were addicted to vicodin, 12% to demerol, 4% to morphine, 12% to oxycodone/oxycontin, 4% to percocet and 4% to fioricet/stadol.