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Also known as darvon/darvocet most pain physicians have stopped rx. Basically works on opioid receptors but linked to overdose if taken with alcohol and other sedatives. There is a black box warning for increased risk of suicide and should not be taken by actively depressed individual. Not a pain ...Read more
Off the U.S. market:
In 2010 by FDA. Darvocet which combines Darvon with acetaminophen, because of new scientific evidence that they can damage the heart, even at recommended doses, or cause fatal cardiac abnormalities was removed from the shelves. Darvocet was used for the relief of mild to moderate pain, with or without fever.
Hope it helps. ...Read more
Drug tests: Both have very different metabolites in the quantitative analysis. ...Read more
It is off tje market: Propoxyphene is no longer avail;able in the us! ...Read more
I discovered a bottle of darvocets expires 2006 & my back is hurting so bad, would it be safe to take them?
Should be...: If it is your prescription it should be ok... Just not as effective.. ...Read more
What to do if I discovered some darvocet and took 3 and only got a little effectwhat would make them stronger?
This drug has been pulled from the market almost worldwide because of people not using it appropriately and some physicians not using it appropriately.
As a result any advice on making it better would be inappropriate at this time. I would suggest you speak to your pharmacists and discuss how to dispose of the tablets you still have. ...Read more
Doctor's instruction: Do as your doctor instructed when he or she provided the prescription to you. ...Read more
Not going to answer: It is not the job of a physician to help people hurt themselves, or at least not suggest that they be helping themselves instead. Methadone is not meant to cause a "high." It is meant to treat pain and otherwise leave people feeling normal. If you want to get high on it, you are abusing it. Any physician, no less an addiction medicine doctor, would be unethical to give you advice. Get help. ...Read more
Not on market: Darvocet has been taken off the market. ...Read more
1 is off US shelves: Darvocet is no longer available in the us. ...Read more
Yes: All generics are equivalent to their brand name counterparts. The active chemical is exactly the same. Some people may react to some additives or fillers used in manufacturing the medicines - brand name or generic, but the medicine itself, it's efficacy, and safety are no different. Provided you get a legitimate medicine that has been authorized by the fda. ...Read more
DarvocetN100: Always use medication carefully - so start will one tab and see if it works -remember when you have pain do not expect a med to give you zero pain. Also with darvocet be very careful of overuse and long term use as toxicity has cardiac effects. ...Read more
Will I be okay if I'm a little allergic to hydrocodone, and have been prescribed 10 darvocet tablets?
NO: Darvocet was taken off the market and should not be available at any pharmacy. Surprising that this was prescribed. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my husband has some darvocet n 100/650. would this be a stronger medicine to help with this pain?
Off the market: Hello. Darvon (50mg of propoxyphene) and Darvocet N-100 (100mg of propoxyphene) were taken off the US market at the end of 2010. If you have any of these left over from 2010, you shouldn't take them. They need to placed in a ziplock bag filled with water. Then discard in the trash. Otherwise, if your police department has a drop box, then discard these pills there. ...Read more
Yes: The answer is that darvocet is no longer available-- the question should refer more to other pain medications. If this is your question, the answer is still yes-if you are talking about several hours later. ...Read more