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Descriptor English: Meperidine
Descriptor Spanish: Meperidina
Descriptor Portuguese: Meperidina
Descriptor French: Péthidine
Entry term(s): Demerol
Dolantin
Dolargan
Dolcontral
Dolin
Dolosal
Dolsin
Isonipecain
Lidol
Lydol
Meperidine Hydrochloride
Operidine EPJ I
Operidine EPJ-I
Pethidine
Tree number(s): D03.066.399.450
D03.383.621.349.450
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008614
Scope note: A narcotic analgesic that can be used for the relief of most types of moderate to severe pain, including postoperative pain and the pain of labor. Prolonged use may lead to dependence of the morphine type; withdrawal symptoms appear more rapidly than with morphine and are of shorter duration.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Analgesics, Opioid
Adjuvants, Anesthesia
Narcotics
Registry Number: 9E338QE28F
CAS Type 1 Name: 4-Piperidinecarboxylic acid, 1-methyl-4-phenyl-, ethyl ester
Public MeSH Note: OPERIDINE was see MEPERIDINE 1978-91
Online Note: use MEPERIDINE to search OPERIDINE 1978-91 (use PHENOPERIDINE 1992 forward)
History Note: OPERIDINE was see MEPERIDINE 1978-91
DeCS ID: 8784
Unique ID: D008614
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Meperidine - Preferred
Concept UI M0013427
Scope note A narcotic analgesic that can be used for the relief of most types of moderate to severe pain, including postoperative pain and the pain of labor. Prolonged use may lead to dependence of the morphine type; withdrawal symptoms appear more rapidly than with morphine and are of shorter duration.
Preferred term Meperidine
Entry term(s) Isonipecain
Pethidine
Dolsin - Narrower
Concept UI M0369438
Preferred term Dolsin
Dolosal - Narrower
Concept UI M0369439
Preferred term Dolosal
Dolin - Narrower
Concept UI M0369440
Preferred term Dolin
Operidine EPJ-I - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0013424
Preferred term Operidine EPJ-I
Entry term(s) Operidine EPJ I
Dolantin - Narrower
Concept UI M0369442
Preferred term Dolantin
Dolargan - Narrower
Concept UI M0013425
Preferred term Dolargan
Meperidine Hydrochloride - Narrower
Concept UI M0330121
Preferred term Meperidine Hydrochloride
Lidol - Narrower
Concept UI M0013426
Preferred term Lidol
Entry term(s) Lydol
Demerol - Narrower
Concept UI M0013428
Preferred term Demerol
Dolcontral - Narrower
Concept UI M0369441
Preferred term Dolcontral



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