Propoxyphene

Category: Pain Relief



Propoxyphene 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...

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propoxyphene-n

what is this used for? ## i have pinche nerve in my back and it causes arm pains. Does this medication helps? ## I am on blood thinner. that is accitrom because of my clotting tendency. I have severe pain in my body. can I take proxyvon capsule. I have allerji to ibubrufen , crocin and Para citmol. does it contain Vitamon K ## Propoxyphene was a mild narcotic pain reliever. The FDA warned that it carried the risk of being habit forming, and it's typical side effects included nausea, dizziness, headache, constipation, and dry mouth. However, it has been removed from the market due to the severe risks it was found to cause of cardiac dangers, and overdoses. The FDA decided that it's risks far outweighed any possible benefits, so it is not longer available in the U.S. Are there any...

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PROPO-NIAPAP

RED #5112V ## Drug Name APAP / propoxyphene Napsylate Strength(s) 650 MG-100 MG Imprint(s) 5112 V Manufacturer / Distributor Vintage ## What Jules has posted is correct, but the FDA has removed this medication from the market due to the extreme amounts of overdoses that it caused, as well as cardiac dangers. It also carried the risk of being habit forming, and may cause side effects, such as nausea, headache, dizziness, constipation, and dry mouth. NDC code: 00254-5112 Is there anything else I can help with?

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QUALOUDE

PURPLE PILL WITH P325 ON IT ## what does this pill look like ## This was an oblong purple tablet that was manufactured by Cornerstrone BioPharma and they listed it as containing 100mgs of Propoxyphene and 325mgs of Acetaminophen, it was a generic for Darvocet. The FDA has removed this medication from the U.S. market due it's risk of cardiac dangers, some of which were fatal, as well as it's high risk of overdose. Is there anything else I can help with?

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pink a256

Pink oval shaped pill with a256 printed on one side and nothing on the other ## This tablet contained 100mgs Propoxyphene and 650mgs of Acetaminophen, it was a generic for Darvocet. The FDA has since removed this medication from the market due to the high risk of overdose fatalities, as well as cardiac dangers. It also carried the risk of being habit forming. It would be best to make sure this medication is disposed of properly, if you find any tablets that contain Propoxyphene and see your doctor for a safer medication that might work for you. Is there anything else I can help with?

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what does TEV mean

what does TEV mean after TAB on medicine lable ## What does MGTEV stand for on darocet 100-650?The lable reads as Propoxyphen- APAP 100-650 MGTEV. Thanks! ## The first initials stand for the manufacturer, for example Teva Pharmaceuticals in the original post, and the TAB specifies that it is a tablet, according to FDA prescribing instructions. Regarding Valerie's post, Propoxyphene, in any form or combination, has been removed from the market, since it was found to cause a high risk of cardiac issues, and many overdose deaths. It was originally available under the name brand Darvocet. It was a very mild narcotic analgesic, the FDA warns that it carried the risk of being habit forming, and could cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and constipation. In ...

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v 5110 white oval pill

Found it in a medicine cabinet while looking for some pain meds. I'm sore all over. Can't hardly walk.. feels like me. Can anyone identify this pill? ## This medication is manufactured by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 65mgs of Propoxyphene, which is a mild narcotic analgesic that has been discontinued due to the risk it caused of cardiac toxicity, and the problems of overdose toxicity. The FDA warns that it carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and constipation. Have you consulted your doctor to see what would be safe to take? Are you on any other medications?

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propoxyphene-N 100 W/ APAP 650 tabs

pain, oval white tablet ## i took one tablet of propoxyphene-n 100 w apap 650 and i am in severe muscle pain in my neck area. ## APAP is just medical speak for Acetaminophen and Propoxyphene is a very mild, narcotic pain reliever. If this made your pain worse, then clearly it isn't the proper medication for you, please speak to your doctor. Some of the most common side effects include: nausea, dry mouth, constipation and drowsiness. If anyone has more information, please post. ## I am allergic to codeine, oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphocodone. Given my history I'm nervous about propoxyphene-n. Is there a good chance I'll be allergic to it, too? ## My severe neck pain has returned so I want to take the ic propoxy-n/apap that I was prescribed. I suspect I may be pregnant but ca...

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Expired Propoxyphene

2005 propoxy -n/apap are they still good? ## No, they start to lose effectiveness one year after they are dispensed to you in the pharmacy bottle that exposes them to the elements. In addition, all products containing Propoxyphene have been removed from the market, due to the risk it causes of cardiac dangers. Learn more: Have you consulted your doctor? You should do so to obtain a safer medication. ## 7/20/2011 is the expiration date for my propoxyphene. Can I still use them?

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WHAT IS LENTOGESIC USED FOR

WHAT IS LENTOGESIC USED FOR, IT IS A BLUE AND WHITE CAP. ## This appears to be a pain reliever, it contains Propoxyphene, which is a mild narcotic, Acetaminophen/Paracetamol, which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, a stimulant called Pemoline and Glutamine. Thus common side effects may include: nausea, insomnia, weight loss and constipation. Do you have any other questions? ## Is there among the male users that have also experienced impotence due to the use of the drug? ## i have had C5/C6 spinal fusion two weeks ago. im in severe muscle pain still- got lots of pain on theleft arm which i didnt have before - help - will this go with time ## i had the cervical spinal fusion - i havepain intheleft arm - im on pax - arrow meloxicam and cilft fr depression i have lentogesic but i dont kn...

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barr 470

hot pink oblong pill with BARR on one side and 470 on the other side ## Hi, Sharon! How are you? I'm sorry, but I haven't been able to find anything that matches this description, so far. Can you please double check the imprint and post back? Does anyone else recognize this tablet? I'll keep searching and post back, when I have information for you. ## large oval hot pink pill marked BARR and 470 is Propoxyphene N 100 I believe... I found an old bottle of some in the back of my medicine cabinet while moving...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Propoxyphene
  • Capsule: 32mg, 65mg
  • Powder: 100%
  • Tablet: 100mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Propoxyphene: (7 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0378-7065 Propoxyphene Hydrochloride 65 mg Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 16590-198 Propoxyphene Hydrochloride 65 mg Oral Capsule by Stat Rx USA
  • 16590-874 Darvon-n (Propoxyphene Napsylate 100 mg) by Stat Rx USA
  • 23155-012 Propoxyphene Hydrochloride 65 mg Oral Capsule by Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc
  • 55289-324 Propoxyphene Hydrochloride 65 mg Oral Capsule by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 55289-834 Propoxyphene Hydrochloride 65 mg Oral Capsule by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 63629-1359 Propoxyphene Hydrochloride 65 mg Oral Capsule by Bryant Ranch Prepack

Other drugs which contain Propoxyphene or a similar ingredient: (13 results)

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Which pharmacies will mail propoxyphene 65 (Darvon) to the U.S.? This med is the best for neuropathic pain, and I am abl... 3 replies
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I need Propoxyphene-N/APAP 50-325mg Tabs ## Hi beth, I'm sorry to inform you, but medschat is an information-only si... 2 replies
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