Demerol is a pain relieving drug that is used by patients to get rid of bodily pains and discomfort. It is used to treat moderate to severe pains among adults. The medicine belongs to the class of drugs known as an opiate narcotic analgesic. It is found to be extremely helpful for people who may require medications to ease the pain caused by diseases such as osteoarthritis, joint pains, etc.
The medicine is usually prescribed to patients before or after medical procedures such as surgery, dental problems, injuries, childbirth or any other painful procedure. However, Demerol can only be of help if used to treat a sudden episode of mild or severe pain. It may not be of much help to treat long-term or ongoing pain.