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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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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.
2 December 2010 - Canadian Paladin Labs Inc (TSE: PLB) said yesterday that in collaboration with Health Canada, it has decided to voluntarily recall and withdraw all lots of Darvon-N (dextropropoxyphene, also known as propoxyphene) on the Canadian market and discontinue the sale of the product.
THE PHARMACEUTICAL services have ordered that all medicines containing the chemical dextropropoxyphene are to be withdrawn from the market by the end of the year.
The present study therefore aims to explore the genotoxic potential of some commonly used opioids like codeine, dextromethorphan and dextropropoxyphene in swiss albino mice.
For example, the association of weak opioids, such as dextropropoxyphene, to acetaminophen does not significantly increase pain relief with respect to acetaminophen alone (Li Wan Po and Zhang 1997).
The prevalence of hyperhidrosis in patients with spinal cord injuries and evaluation of the effect of dextropropoxyphene hydrochloride in therapy.
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 3.0, 2 mmol/L ammonium formate (30:70, by volume)].