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

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Darvocet Overview

Dextropropoxyphene[3] is an analgesic in the opioid category, patented in 1955[4] and manufactured by Eli Lilly and Company. It is an optical isomer of levopropoxyphene. It is intended to treat mild pain and also has antitussive (cough suppressant) 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.[5] Its onset of analgesia (pain relief) is said to be 20–30 minutes and peak effects are seen...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darvocet

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Where To Purchase Darvocet
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I have spinal STENOSIS and need Darvocet. I cannot take aspirin or Non Inflammatories. I have a script from my doctor. ## I'm sorry, but Darvocet has been removed from the market in the U.S., Canada and most other countries. It contained the active ingredients Propoxyphene and Acetaminophen and the Propoxyphene was found to be cardiotoxic. Learn more: I'm very surprised that your doctor wasn't aware of this information. There are, however, other narcotic analgesics on the market that contain Acetaminophen, rather than NSAIDs, so you may want to discuss using on of them with your doctor. Percocet, which contains Oxycodone and Acetaminophen is the most commonly used. Are there any other questions or comments? ## There is nothing wrong with Darvocet. Just some people who overdo...
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white oblong pill with P500 on one side
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Looks like a darvocet ive taken before but it's white...not pink...found this in my daughters room .what is it? ## Hello, Tara! How are you? This tablet is manufactured by Pack Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 500mgs of Ciprofloxacin, which is an antibiotic. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 13 days ago.
white oval shape pill with cc on one side and cox the other
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I want to know the strength of a darvocet pill I have. I am in extreme back pain and want to know how many to take.
Updated 18 days ago.
Darvon, Distalgesic - the worst drugs ever
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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 the ...
Updated 22 days ago.
Darvocet return to market
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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 1 month ago.
oval shaped with the letter v 5114 pink caplet
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Found oval shaped pink caplet with 5114and v below it. Is it darvocet or vitamini ## Hello, Sandy! How are you? Yes, this is an old Darvocet tablet, which contains 100mgs of Propoxyphene and 650mgs of Acetaminophen. The FDA classifies this medication as a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. You should also be aware that this medication has been removed from the market, due to the fact it was found to carry a high risk of cardiac dangers, so the best thing to do would be to dispose of it. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 month ago.
Darvocet removal was/is a disgrace & political!
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I periodically took Darvocet for 10 years for moderate to severe back pain due to four bulging disks prior to the FDA's removal. I only took it when I had a pain cycle appearing, which was seldom more than once a month. I had NO problems. I was able to function well without grogginess, a clear head, diminished pain, and NO signs of side effects. My physician has been trying several of the optional medications and Tramadol does NOTHING for my pain. Any other optional medications (i.e. hydrocodone) leave me incapacitated, sleeping, and woozy, which completely shuts down my days. I try to avoid taking it when the pain approaches, because I hate the side effects, which causes my pain to worsen. Since the removal of Darvocet, I must take off work excessively, feel hopeless, and my qualit...
Updated 2 months ago.
i just took an old darvocet pill am i going to die?
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omg...i had no clue darvocet was removed off the market....i had an old script from 4 yrs ago....i teeth extracted 3 days ago and i am extreme pain...i took one of the darvocet.... now im terrified its going to kill me ## no u won't die...the fda removed the drug due to higher rates of heart problems...it is as safe now as it was 4 yrs ago. ## Mickey is correct, it wasn't killing people when they took one pill. What it was doing was causing cardiac damage and issues, however, they were also reversible in most cases, once the drug was discontinued. Learn more Darvocet details here. You should dispose of them though, to make sure you don't take any in the future. And for most dental extractions, a simple NSAID, such as Ibuprofen is enough to relieve the pain and swelling, unle...
Updated 3 months ago.
white pill barr 318 oblong
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Have the same pills. The label on the bottle said: Darvocet-N 100. No longer manufactured. ## Hello, Craig! How are you? Thank you for the helpful post! This medication contained Acetaminophen and Propoxyphene. Propoxyphene and it's related drugs were all removed from the market several years ago, due to the dangers it caused of risky cardiac events, some of which resulted in death. It was also very commonly overdosed by many people, along with the risk it carried of being habit forming. Are there any questions or comments? ## I found a pill it has the #317 on one side and the other side has Barr can you tell me what this medicine is used for nobody can find what it is .thanks
Updated 3 months ago.
migraine pain relief
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Migraine headaches seem to be a trait in my family. My grandmother, mother, myself, and even my daughter...have all suffered from them, starting in early teen years. We have tried other meds but none completely stops the debilitating pain as Darvocet did. No, it did not stop or prevent the migraines but the pains were completely gone until the next dose was due...which allowed us to continue with life and work. With so many people the drug helped through the 50+ years on the market, why not bring it back with a heavy black box warnings? I feel bad for the handful of patients who died on it (though the Tylenol in it kills more a year) but for the many other people who used it without problems...why not bring it back?
Updated 3 months ago.

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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