Meperidine

Known as: Pethidinum, Petidina, Petydyna 
A synthetic piperidine ester with opioid analgesic activity. Meperidine mimics the actions of endogenous neuropeptides via opioid receptors, thereby… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND AND AIMS:Although moderate (conscious) sedation is intended during elective gastrointestinal endoscopy, unintended… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
N Engl J Med 2005;352:1112-20. Copyright © 2005 Massachusetts Medical Society. he serotonin syndrome is a potentially life… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Propofol is under evaluation as a sedative for endoscopic procedures. METHODS Eighty outpatients (ASA Class I or II… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND & AIMS Propofol is increasingly used for gastrointestinal endoscopy because of its rapid recovery profile. There has… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
UNLABELLED Mild hypothermia (i.e., 34 degrees C) may prove therapeutic for patients with stroke, but it usually provokes… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE:Propofol (2,6-diisopropyl phenol) is a relatively new intravenous sedative hypnotic with an ideal pharmacokinetic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has rapidly become established as the treatment of choice for cholecystolithiasis. There is very… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Four persons developed marked parkinsonism after using an illicit drug intravenously. Analysis of the substance injected by two… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
A syndrome similar to idiopathic parkinsonism developed after intravenous self-administration of an illicit drug preparation in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
A method for assessing pain and analgesia in rats and cats is described. The procedure involves subcutaneous injection of dilute… (More)
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