Darvocet

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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Substitute For Darvocet
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My Dad is taking Tramadol in place of Darvocet. He took Darvocet for 20 years no side effects, now he is taking Tramadol and is good for pain but his blood pressure is going high and he has arrythmia and terrible depression. I think this pill has problem working with Paxil, Atenolol, Norvasc and Digoxin and should not be given together or adjusted. Why are doctors not aware of this and what else could he or should he be taking? Confused and upset! I f Darvocet cause heart attacks then why could he take it for 20 years without problems and now with Tramadol the safe one he's having all these troubles. ## Well, first of all, no medication is absolutely safe, they all carry risks. Now, the next question is, how long has he been off the Darvocet and did he stop taking it abruptly? Darvo...
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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 12 days ago.
 
DARVOCET
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Will they be removing Darvocet off the market ? I think it is stupid to do so. If it is taken off, then another will become the drug of choice for overdosing,so on and so on. it is the acetomenphen that kills, a toxic dose is around 4 G,,It would take around 8 tablet of Darvocet with 650 mg of acetomenaphen to reach this level. ## Actually because your metabolism cannot digest darvocet as fast as other pain reliever just 6 pill can kill you and it is because of propoxypene that this happens it is a very dangerous drug that only help very few people. Most people who OD on this drug are not doing on purpose. Taking just 2 pill at 100-650mg in a short amount of time slows the heart rate and makes it harder to breath falling asleep after doing so can be fatal. ## There is a bill in place fr...
Updated 17 days ago.
 
what does a generic for darvocet look like
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oblong hot pink with a number 93 on one side and 890 on the other side ## There are many on the market, so I couldn't possibly describe them all, but yes, the tablet you mentioned is one of them. It contains 100mgs of Propoxyphene and 650mgs of Acetaminophen, this is a very mild, narcotic pain reliever. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiiness, dizziness and dry mouth. Read more: Are there any questions or comments? ## I found a pink oblong pill with no imprints at all other than one line on one side where u can break in half what could it be???
Updated 1 month ago.
 
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...
Updated 3 months ago.
 
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 3 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 5 months 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 6 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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