MEPERIDINE

is a drug, formed synthetically which is used to moderate severe and moderate pain - it is therefore an opioid based analgesic. There is a wide range of cases of misuse of meperidine which have led to fatalities however used in the correct dosages, research has indicated it is no more a threat than any other drug.

MEPERIDINE: "Meperidine is an analgesic drug which is distributed on a restricted scale due to the potential chance of fatality which has occurred before."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MEPERIDINE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/meperidine/ (accessed December 9, 2019).
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