Lethal effects of normeperidine.

The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology : official publication of the National Association of Medical Examiners

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Jiraki K. Lethal effects of normeperidine. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 1992;13(1):42-3.
Normeperidine, having a longer half-life than meperidine, can accumulate faster. Its excitatory neurotoxicity is manifest with administration of multiple meperidine doses or in cases of renal failure. This is a report of the lethal effects of normeperidine in a patient with renal failure who had abused meperidine.