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Is it safe for me to drive myself to the doctor's office while on Demerol?

Until you know how Demerol (also known as meperidine) is going to affect you, you should avoid driving anywhere. This medicine makes many people feel drowsy or dizzy when taking it. You should also be careful not to take any medicines that contain alcohol or drink any alcohol while taking Demerol, because alcohol makes these side effects worse.

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