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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Moran
18 years experience in Pain Management
Darvocet: This medicine is no longer available. It used to be called darvocet. Propoxyphene and tylenol (acetaminophen) together.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sathish Modugu
31 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: This is an addictive and potentially dangerous medicine and should be use only as prescribed. Overdose can occur.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience in Pain Management
Pain medication: This medication is used for pain and is no longer available in the us. It is normally found in medications called Darvon and darvocet. This was take ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Propoxyphene: Not legaliy - its been off the market for quite some time. Personally I feel this was not the ght thing to do - it was a great analgesic but some peop ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Darvon: Propoxyphene is a synthetic "opioid, " a drug which acts at the same receptors as opium and its derivatives. It is closely related to methadone. The ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Pain: the brand name was Darvocet and was a scheduled narcotic that has since been removed from the market, but there is still some out there in medicine ca ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Treat pain: but propoxyphene (or Darvon) is no longer available in the US. This product, which is chemically quite close to methadone, was felt by many authoriti ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hal Blatman
40 years experience in Pain Management
Pain: Propoxyphene is the chemical in an old pain medication called Darvocet. It is no longer on the market due to fatal side effects, and the pills you mig ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Propoxyphene: Norpropoxyphene the metabolite is toxic. If too much Propoxyphene is used the metobolite would build up in your body and cause cardiac and mental issu ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
It is long acting: and if you were taking it regularly, it's metabolites could be detected in urine for weeks, which is what I assume you are really asking. Not sure how ... Read More

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