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Darvon:

see analgesicanalgesic
, 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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Makers of the well-known pain medication propoxyphene (Darvon, Darvocet) agreed to voluntarily pull the drug from U.S.
WASHINGTON -- Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals Inc., which manufactures Darvon and Darvocet, the branded versions of the prescription pain medication propoxyphene, is withdrawing the medication from the U.S.
During a teleconference, health care providers were advised to stop prescribing the drugs known by the brand names Darvon and Darvocet immediately.
Darvon, a 53-year-old pain pill, will be pulled from the U.S.
(23) He also took Propoxyphene (Darvon) as needed for pain.
Opioid analgesia painkillers, one of the largest growing segments of prescription drugs, are medications such as OxyContin, Darvon and Vicodin.
Music Critic Lester Bangs, who died of a Darvon overdose in 1982 had (and continues to have) a reputation for being obnoxious, outrageous, raunchy, acerbic and hilarious.
Meperidine (Demerol [R]) and propoxyphene (Darvon [R]) are not recommended for cancer pain due to toxic metabolites.
Opioid analgesics, such as propoxyphene hydrochloride (Darvon), oxycodone (Percocet) and codeine are pain-relieving medications that can also suppress RLS and PLMS.