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Is it safe for my husband to drive while taking Demerol?

Your husband should not drive or do any activities that require him to be alert while he is taking Demerol until he knows how this medicine will affect him. Many people feel drowsy or dizzy when taking Demerol. Also, he should be careful not to drink any alcohol or take any medicines that contain alcohol while taking Demerol. Alcohol makes these side effects worse.

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