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Can I use Demerol if I have a history of an enlarged prostate?

If you have a history of an enlarged prostate or a narrow urethra, or if you have trouble passing urine, talk to your doctor before taking Demerol (meperidine). This prescription medication for moderate to severe short-term pain can make it more difficult to urinate.

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