3 years ago was given an od of demerol while hospitalized. I also had a morphine drip but my veins were too thin for the iv which kept falling out, so whether that drug would have worked or not is unknown.

Am about to have internal surgery and am afraid to go back on demerol. Any suggestions? Also post-op for some reason vicodin doesn't work, codeine works some as does Lortab but not like vicodin used to. Any suggestions would be very appreciated.