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Who should take meperidine?

Meperidine (Demerol) is a narcotic drug used to relieve moderate to severe pain. It should be taken only by people who need this sort of pain relief. Because meperidine can be habit-forming, it should be taken for only a few weeks if possible. Your doctor will discuss the right dose for you and how long you should take this drug.

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