propoxyphene


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propoxyphene

 [pro-pok´sĭ-fēn]
an opioid analgesic administered orally as the hydrochloride and napsylate salts; called also dextropropoxyphene.

propoxyphene

/pro·poxy·phene/ (-pok´sĭ-fēn) an opioid analgesic structurally related to methadone, used as the hydrochloride and napsylate salts.

propoxyphene

(prō-pŏk′sə-fēn′)
n.
A mild narcotic analgesic drug, C22H29NO2, used in its hydrochloride form and chemically related to methadone. It was withdrawn from use in the United States in 2010 because of its association with abnormal heart rhythms.

propoxyphene

Darvon® An oral opioid analgesic, administered with other analgesics; it is metabolized to therapeutically active norpropoxyphene. See Opioids.

propoxyphene

an analgesic used as the hydrochloride and napsylate salts. Called also dextropropoxyphene.
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