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Is there a generic version of Demerol?

A generic version of Demerol is available, labeled as meperidine. This prescription medication used to treat moderate to severe short-term pain is available in 50-milligram (mg) and 100-mg tablets, as well as in an oral solution/syrup and as an injectable medicine.

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