Darvin (Thread 165339)

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is this a generic for darvocet??

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Tiffany Says:

I think you mean the drug Darvon - No, Darvon is not generic for Darvocet.

Darvocet contains Acetaminophen + Propoxyphene

Darvon is only Propoxyphene.

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dANA Says:

No it is definately darvin 32.5/325mg i thought darvon at first too but the bottle definately says darvin when I submitted my prescription to an online pharmacy for darvocet this is what I got in the mail. Does anyone know about this??

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Tiffany Says:


You're right - Darvin IS actually another brand of Acetaminophen + Propoxyphene, basically the same as Darvocet. Encyclopedia actually did say the following:

'In the United States, dextropropoxyphene HCl is available as a prescription with acetaminophen in ratio anywhere from 30mg / 600mg to 60mg / 325mg, respectively. These are usually named Darvocet, Darvin, or Darvon.'

I guess you learn something new every day !


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dANA Says:

OK thanks for your help. I had no idea either. Weird.

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