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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
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?
Darvocet: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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