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Active Ingredient(s): Acetaminophen + Propoxyphene
FDA Approved: October 18, 1972
Pharm Company: AAIPHARMA LLC
Category: Pain Relief

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Darvocet Overview

Dextropropoxyphene[2] is an analgesic in the opioid category, patented (1955)[3] and manufactured by Eli Lilly and Company. It is intended to treat mild pain and also has antitussive and local anaesthetic effects. The drug has been taken off the market in Europe and the US due to concerns of fatal overdoses and heart arrhythmias.[4] An estimated 10 million patients have used these products. Dextropropoxyphene is sometimes combined with paracetamol or acetylsalicylic acid. Trade names include ...

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darvocet in USA
When will darvocet n be available again? ## Hello, MJ! How are you? I'm sorry, but Darvocet has been permanent removed from the market, due to the fact that it was found to cause cardiac toxicity and there were also many cases of overdose fatalities. It would be advisable to speak to your doctor to see what would be a safer alternative for you. Is there anything else I can help with?
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Darvocet return to market
I have given Darvocet to patients for over 50 years. It is much superior to the codeine addicting medications. I have been unable to find any pain medication as effective as darvocet on medium acute or chronic pain. How can we get this medication back on the market? ## Darvocet and it's related medications will not be returning to market in the U.S. or Canada. On top of the severe issues that caused it to be pulled from the market, it has been replaced with safer and more effective medications. First, it was just as addictive as other narcotic opiates, including codeine and yet was found to be nowhere near as effective as the others that are available. Second, it was found to be cardiotoxic, thankfully, most issues it caused were reversible, when the medication was discontinued, but...
Updated 2 days ago.
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While Taking Darvocet I Had A Blackout
I have been on darvocet for five yrs.I recently blacked out while driving can someone tell if this was caused by the drug? ## That happen to me on Zoloft, my Brain shutdown almost completly but I was coherent, just blind as a bat with my eyes wide open. I could be from not enough food or vitamins in your system+stress that day or you might have just gotten lightheaded and the pill took over from there since you were dehydrated or malnourished
Updated 3 months ago.
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i'm not sure
round white tablet has a symbol on one side resembling a v or a square root symbol the other side has the numbers 2355 ## this is a darvacet it causes you to feel a sence of uphoria. carful! this is the second most powerful pill! ## What is the 1st most powerful pill, just wondering. ## INCORRECT THIS IS NOT DARVOCET NOT EVEN CLOSE Pill Image This is Acetaminophen 325mgs, Butalbital 50mgs and Caffeine 40mgs, a generic Fiorcet used to treat certain types of headaches and migraines. The other poster, apparently, does not know much about drugs. Darvocet IS NOT the second most powerful narcotic out there, it is actually the MILDEST Unless you can be certain of a drug ID, you should not post a response like that. What if this person thought you were right, took this med, thinking it was Ac...
Updated 3 months ago.
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Darvon, Distalgesic - the worst drugs ever
We - Drs Ulf and Birgitta Jonasson from Sweden - have studied the painkilling substance Propoxyphene - Darvon, Darvocet - since 1994 and we it is the worst drugs ever. No single drug have caused as many deaths. If you want to know more, please go to my YouTube video: ## I could not hear the whole video because the audio became scrambled. Do you have any other information which you can post back with? ## This is a message from Ulf Jonasson, Doctor of Public Health on YouTube: “Darvon, Distalgesic, Co-Proxamol – the worst drugs ever” Friends, I would like to tell you a story, a very sad story about a painkiller that has been around in the American society since 1957 – that is exactly 50 years. The name of the drug is DARVON or DARVON-N or DARVOCET. It is basically ...
Updated 4 months ago.
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old darvocet
My grandfather has a Darvocet prescription from 1997- 16 years old. He's convinced that he can still take it even though it is so old. I think they need to be thrown them away .... Are they safe even though they are 16 years old?? ## Hello, Worried! How are you? Yes, the Darvocet should be disposed of, not just because it's old, but because it was also found to be dangerous and has been pulled from the U.S. prescription drug market. It was found to be caridotoxic and there were some fatalities. Learn more Darvocet details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thank you so much!
Updated 4 months ago.
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pink pill oblong with triangles one upside down on top of other and 4980
I found this on the floor in the bedroom and have no idea where it came from, it's a very large pill, pepto bismol pink with two triangles one is upside down on top of the other at left end and then the number 4980 stamped in to it. Can you help me out, is my husband sick and not telling me? ## Hello, Carolyn! How are you? This tablet is actually no longer available in the U.S. it was a generic for a mild narcotic analgesic called Darvocet, it contains Propoxyphene and Acetaminophen. Learn more Darvocet details here. It was pulled from the market in both the U.S. and Canada, as well as several other countries, because it was found to cause cardiotoxicity, plus there was an inordinate number of overdoses. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 5 months ago.
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will darvocet ever be back in the usa legally
I have lupus SLE with a lot of painfull lessions, no appetite, I have broken my neck and the C2 to C3 miss healed by only 2-3mm but that is enough to cause bad pain. I have 3 herniated discs in my lower back. my C7 vertebrae hurts And I have stress lumps at my shoulder where it meets my neck. I am having to take lomotil to keep the several meds I take from causing an explosion of light pee brown pee like diarreha.I also have HPV and was in menopause until I stopped taking steroids to prepare for surgery on my neck which is never going to happen. I hate steroids but they are the only thing I can tolerate & only $4 per month. I take them speratically and am now having periods after not having them for 2 years. I have been very stressed out and don't feel good at all unless I have ...
Updated 6 months ago.
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Overdose-abuse! Of darvocet
I can't believe they took darvocet off the market because people abuse and over used it. Even aspirin is toxic work over use!!! The drs did not force you to take them around the clock!!! ## Hi! I'm sorry you're upset! However, that's not actually why Darvocet was removed from the market. It contained Propoxyphene and Acetaminophen and it was found that Propoxyphene and its relatives were cardio toxic. Compared to its very low level of efficacy, it was was deemed that the benefits were not greater than the possible risk and that's why it was pulled from the market. That is how any medication is evaluated, the benefits must outweigh the possible risks for it to be deemed acceptable for human use. Learn more Darvocet details here. There are other options available that ...
Updated 6 months ago.
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Darvocet / propoxphene
Why aren't we fighting for out rights as patients? The FDA was pressured by PUBLIC CITIZEN. is their website. Supposedly a non profit group looking out for our rights as citizens. Who are these people, I do not have a clue who they are, making my medical decisions for me???? Pretty scary isn't it???? ## Actually, the reason Propoxyphene was removed was due to the fact that it is cardiotoxic and this was medically proven. Therefore, there was no one agency that caused it to be removed from the market, it was cumulative scientific and medical proof of the dangers it caused. Are there any other comments or questions? ## I'd rather have a "citizen group" concerned about safety pressuring the FDA (which I don't believe had anything to do with this) tha...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Acetaminophen + Propoxyphene
  • Tablet: 100mg + 325mg, 100mg + 650mg, 325mg + 32.5mg, 325mg + 50mg, 500mg + 100mg, 650mg + 100mg, 650mg + 65mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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