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Side Effects

As with any medicine, Demerol can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. Most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
Common side effects of Demerol include, but are not limited to:
 
  • Lightheadedness or dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Sweating.
     
(Click Demerol Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Potential Drug Interactions

Demerol can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Demerol Drug Interactions).
 

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking It?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Demerol Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 
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