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Tramadol vs. Demerol: What's the Difference?

Tramadol and Demerol Definitions


A synthetic analgesic, C16H25NO2, used in its hydrochloride form to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. It is structurally similar to codeine and has both opioid and nonopioid effects.


A synthetic narcotic drug (trade name Demerol) used to treat pain


(pharmaceutical drug) A synthetic opioid analgesic administered orally in the form of its hydrochloride C16H25NO2·HCl to treat moderate to severe pain.

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