Evaluation of rational use of meperidine for acute pancreatitis in one medical center
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Poster
- By: CHANG, Yi-Tung (Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Department of pharmacy, Taichung, China Taiwan)
- Co-author(s): Lee, Chien-Ying (Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung, China Taiwan)
Background: The medication selection for severe pain of acute pancreatitis usually is meperidine. Meperidine has a half-life of approximately 2-4 hours, its active metabolite normeperidine, half-life is 15 to 30 hours. Long-term use use of meperidine may increase the risk of toxicity from the accumulation of the meperidine metabolite. Meperidine.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.