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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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Lee, making his claims in yesterday's Vanity Fair magazine, said Jackson checked into rehab in London to try to wean himself off Demerol and morphine.
The county coroner's autopsy ruled the cause of death was possibly a negative reaction to the painkiller Demerol, which resulted in a lack of oxygen reaching the brain and causing the coma.
The "Thriller" hitmaker allegedly begged British medic, Dr Susan Etok, to help him grab a list of drugs, including powerful painkillers Diprivan (Propofol) and Demerol.
The staff member claimed Michael was "hooked on Demerol and was drinking large amounts of wine".
The cause of death listed on her Ventura County death certificate was ``anoxic encephalopathy, cardiorespiratory arrest, possible Demerol reaction.
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): King of pop Michael Jackson might have accidentally killed himself with deadly anaesthetic demerol, it has emerged.
It is claimed she had the drugs Vicodin, Percocet and Demerol on her at Saks Fifth Avenue store in Beverly Hills.
While Rodgers admitted that she used narcotics such as Demerol and morphine since becoming a judge, she said she did so to combat medical problems and only as properly instructed by her physicians.
London, August 3 (ANI): Michael Jackson reported suffered a heart attack after an aide injected him with a shot of powerful painkiller Demerol, while the star's personal doctor was sleeping.
Included among the four pain-relieving drugs was Stadol, which is similar to Demerol, a powerful drug prescribed to Jackson.
Soon, he'll go to the hospital for a shot of Demerol in his hip that will dim, but not extinguish, the ache.
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