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pethidine [Click for IPA pronunciation guide]. —n. Also called: pethidine hydrochloride a white crystalline water-soluble drug used as an analgesic.

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Brit. J. Anaesth.
Elimination of pethidine and bupivacaine in the newborn
SUMMARY Pethidine or an epidural injection of bupivacaine are common forms of obstetric analgesia in day, while pethidine required between2 and 6 days.
Availability of Morphine and Pethidine in the World and Africa
Graph 1. Global consumption of morphine and pethidine 1980-2004. Pethidine consumption: Africa and the World.
PETHIDINE INJECTION. BP. Pethidine Hydrochloride.
WHO news The status of pethidine in the WHO Model List of
185-. WHO news. The status of pethidine in the WHO Model List of Essential Drugs.

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Performance-enhancing drugs in athletics
Alcohol, narcotic painkillers like oxycodone and pethidine, and cannabinoids like hashish and ganja are also listed.
Medicines and medical supplies needed by Tripoli hospital
he gave Bays this list of items the hospital urgently needs: Medical drugs: Augmentin 1g and 625 mg cap; Tramadol; Thiopental sodium; Flagyl infusion; Mannitol; Sodium bicarbonate solution; Ringer's lactate; Pethidine; and Tramal injection.
Antenatal care goes two-tier as NCT classes boom and NHS classes are cut back
At a later class she told them to avoid taking the pain killer Pethidine during labour, which is offered by some hospitals, because it could make their children drug addicts in later life.
Pethidine - the right pain relief for you?
Midwife Anne Richley weighs in on the controversial pain relief option, pethidine by Anne Richley, midwife It's a narcotic, a controlled drug first used in 1939.
Overdoses mount as access to patch drug widens
Each patch contains a high volume of fentanyl, with 100mcg/hr of the drug equivalent to 10mg of morphine or 75mg of pethidine, and there are often high doses left in used patches.

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Pethidine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Feb 9, 2009 Pethidine is a type of medicine called an opioid painkiller.
Pethidine is a widely used drug for pain relief in labour. Pethidine is a similar drug to morphine and heroin.
Pethidine -
Apr 15, 2008 I'm a 41 year old married woman with 2 teenage children.I've suffered from migraines since i was 17.
Evidence Based Only: It's black and white - PETHIDINE aka
Jul 14, 2009 Many authorities believe that pethidine (meperidine) is a drug that has had it's time.

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