Who should not take Meperidine HCL Vial?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • pheochromocytoma
  • hypothyroidism
  • myxedema
  • Addison's disease
  • decreased function of the adrenal gland
  • sickle cell anemia
  • psychosis caused by a poisonous agent
  • addiction to a drug
  • alcohol intoxication
  • drug abuse
  • serotonin syndrome - adverse drug interaction
  • cor pulmonale
  • supraventricular tachycardia
  • atrial flutter
  • abnormally low blood pressure
  • Asthma Attack
  • lung failure causing loss of breath
  • decreased lung function
  • stomach or intestine blockage
  • severe liver disease
  • narrowing of the tube that empties urine from the bladder
  • enlarged prostate
  • seizures
  • high pressure within the skull
  • chronic obstructive lung disease
  • kidney disease with likely reduction in kidney function


  • Opioids-Meperidine and Related

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