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Can I use Demerol if I am taking tranquilizers?

Taking Demerol (meperidine) with tranquilizers can increase the likelihood of certain side effects such as shallow breathing, low blood pressure and sleepiness that could lead to unconsciousness. Demerol is a narcotic medication that's used to treat moderate to severe pain for a limited period of time.

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