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, any of a diverse group of drugs used to relieve pain. Analgesic drugs include the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as the salicylates, acetaminophen, narcotic drugs such as morphine, and synthetic drugs with morphinelike action such as meperidine
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According to the devolved health ministry's record, Imran Gilani, a partner of Danas Pharmaceutical with ties to the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), submitted a written request to Shahabuddin in 2010, seeking a no objection certificate (NOC) for the import of 5,000 kg of dextropropoxyphene from India.
Results of a new study show that, even at doses normally taken to manage pain, dextropropoxyphene can significantly increase the risk of serious abnormal heart rhythms.
Products on the Cyprus market which contain dextropropoxyphene are sold under the names of Distalgesic tablets, Destirol film coated tablets, Dologesic film coated tablets and Medonol film coated tablets.
Methods: Therapeutic equivalent doses of codeine, dextromethorphan and dextropropoxyphene were given orally.
Systematic overview of co-proxamol to assess analgesic effects of addition of dextropropoxyphene to paracetamol.
Clonidine or dextropropoxyphene is used for opioid withdrawal as a symptomatic treatment which often needs to be paid for by the individual.
Premedication with NSAIDs, codeine, or dextropropoxyphene also may be appropriate, he said.
Systematic overview of coproxamol to assess analgesic effects of addition of dextropropoxyphene to paracetamol.
We optimized settings with the quantitative optimization function in the Analyst Software, by infusing at 5 [micro]L/min a 1 mg/L-mixture of 11 compounds [glafenine, dextropropoxyphene, trimeprazine, omeprazole, lorazepam, quinine, ranitidine, nandrolone, lidocaine, ritonavir, and theophylline in acetonitrile pH 3.
The coroner said recent research had shown that dextropropoxyphene, a constituent of Co-Proxamol, can be dangerous, even in small doses and should not be mixed with other medicines.
It is only available on prescription and contains a mixture of paracetamol and dextropropoxyphene.