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] It is still available in Australia, albeit with...

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i just took an old darvocet pill - am i going to die?

Omg...I had no clue darvocet was removed off the market....I had an old script from 4 yrs ago....I had teeth extracted 3 days ago and I am in extreme pain...I took one of the darvocet.... Now im terrified it's 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. 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, unless your doctor or den...

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. ## Thank you so much! ## I had some from 2008 and it was fine.

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...

Darvocet 100mg Availability

I have been taking darvocet for 10 yrs and have never had a side effect. This is the only pain reliever that I can take because of my ulcers and diverticulitis. I also take this for my arthritis. What am I suppose to take now? ## I am in the same boat. I cannot find a substitute for Darvocet n/100. I have tried Tramadol and Oxycodone. I get Restless legs Syndrome from other meds. ## Sorry, but it's unfortunate that no one cares. Millions of people have taken this med for pain and because they cannot take other meds. One solution is to find a global source; there is always an answer. ## Find a pharmacy who sells the drug globally. ## There were two primary reasons why all medications containing Propoxyphene, and its relatives, were removed from the market. The first being that it was...

Migraine pain relief

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? ## Unfortunately, the FDA deemed the Propoxyphene in Darvocet, and its ...

unknown Pink Pill

Pink oval pill with M enclosed in a box on one side and 1772 on the other ## i found a pill with m 1772 in my douthers pocket what is it please ## darvocet ## yes i found a pink pill with the imprints on it e-3 pink oval shaped ## Misty is correct, this was a generic for Darvocet, which contained 650mgs of Acetaminophen and 100mgs of Propoxyphene, it was a mild narcotic pain reliever. It has since been pulled from the market in the U.S., under direction of the FDA, due to the increasing number of overdoses and cardiac events that it was causing. It was also known to carry the risk of being habit forming, and to cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, constipation, headache, and dry mouth. It was manufactured by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. Cayden, an oval shaped tablet with E 3 ...


found a bright pink oblong pill with #324 on one side. ANY IDEAS? ## sounds similiar to darvocet n-100with is like a glorified tylenol. it is considered a low dose narc. ## Currently, the only match I can find for this manufactured by Chain Drug Marketing Associates and they list it as containing 25mgs of Diphenhydramine, it is sold under the name Qc Complete Allergy Medication, a generic, or store brand of Benadryl. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including dizziness, drowsiness, and sedation. Is there anything else I can help with?

Substitute For Darvocet

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...

pink pill?

round rectangle pink 93 on one side 068 on the other ## I found two pills in my hotel room that are oblong shaped and salmon pink. The only markings on each are a big P underlined. Just curious what it is? ## I think the marking was possibly 93 890 and it was a generic for Darvocet, which was manufactured by Teva Pharmaceuticals, and contained 100mgs of Propoxyphene and 650mgs of Acetaminophen. It was a very mild opiate narcotic used to treat pain. The FDA had it removed from the market due to the high risk of overdose, and the risk of cardiac dangers that it caused. It also carried the risk of being habit forming, and could have cause other side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, constipation, and dry mouth. Savvy, I am sorry but with that obscure imprint, I can't be sur...

big pink pills

big pink pill with the letter M on one side and the numbers 1772 on the other. What is it? ## It is Darvacet N 100/650 used for pain ## Darvocet ## Right, Generic Darvocet Acetaminophen 650mg & Propoxyphene 100mg ## The prior posters are correct, although I do want to add that this medication is no longer available in the U.S. The FDA had it removed from the market, several years ago, due to the risk of overdose, and cardiac complications it caused. They also warned that it carried the risk of being habit forming, and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and constipation. It was manufactured by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. Is there anything else I can help with?


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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