Tramadol vs. Demerol

Tramadol vs. Demerol — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Tramadol and Demerol

Tramadolnoun

A synthetic analgesic, C16H25NO2, used in its hydrochloride form to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. It is structurally similar to codeine and has both opioid and nonopioid effects.

Demerolnoun

a synthetic narcotic drug (trade name Demerol) used to treat pain

Tramadolnoun

(pharmaceutical drug) A synthetic opioid analgesic administered orally in the form of its hydrochloride C16H25NO2·HCl to treat moderate to severe pain.

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