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Darvocet

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

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Darvocet Overview

Dextropropoxyphene[3] is an analgesic in the opioid category, patented (1955)[4] and manufactured by Eli Lilly and Company. 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 about 1.5-2 hours after oral administration.[1] Dex...

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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: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darvocet

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hot pink pill what could it be
my step daughter said that her mother gave her a hot pink oblong pill and said that her mother said it was a pain killer. but my step daughter said that it wasnt anything like her fathers that is darvocet and he gets the brand name and generic due to back injury so what else could it have been ## Sorry, without knowing the markings that were on the pill, it is impossible to say. There are many generic Darvocet's available, some are hot pink and they do not all look the same, so it is possible that is what it was, or it could have been something as innocuous as over the counter Benadryl, which also comes in a hot pink tablet. ## I would like to know the identity of a pill I have that is Hot Pink and oblong, capsule shaped but NOT a capsule that can be pulled apart to spill the conten...
Updated 1 month ago.
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Darvocet worked for me
I have had chronic pain for over 20 yrs. After trying every kind of pain mgmt under the sun, I had a spinal laminectomy. The dr gave me Percocet and various other pain meds and finally Darvocet. It worked like a charm. I took it as needed for 10 yrs with no problems. I found nothing else that I could tolerate, then contacted Lyme Disease. My dr tried several different pain meds (along with lyme treatments) and again nothing I could tolerate. Now it saddens me to say that I have to take morphine (MS Contin ER). I am scared to death I will never be able to stop taking it. Hope those responsible for taking Darvocet off the market are happy. ## I agree, darvocet was a good pain killer, I remember Darvons! Then they went to darvocet. The prob with morphine is that you will need more and more...
Updated 2 months ago.
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make darvocet or proxyvon at home
is this possible to make proxyvon or darvocet at home using simple availabe chemicals here in nepal
Updated 2 months ago.
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Taken old darvocet
I took one that is very old. Will I get sick ## Hello, Scoby! How are you? How old was it? Medications can lose effectiveness over time and this one also carries the risk of causing cardiac toxicity. This is 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.
Updated 3 months ago.
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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?
Updated 4 months ago.
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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 4 months 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 8 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 8 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 9 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 9 months ago.
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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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