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pro·pox·y·phene hy·dro·chlor·ide(prō-pok'si-fēn hī'drō-klōr'īd),
A nonantipyretic, orally effective weak narcotic analgesic structurally related to methadone and used for the relief of mild to moderate pain; it is less effective than codeine.
indication It is prescribed for the relief of mild to moderate pain.
contraindications Known hypersensitivity to this drug or known narcotic addiction prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse effects are respiratory depression, paradoxical excitement, and convulsions.
propoxyphene hydrochloride, propoxyphene napsylate (prō-pok′sĭ-fēn″) (nap′sĭ-lāt″)
A mild opioid pain reliever. It was withdrawn from the U.S. market in 2011 because of potentially hazardous effects on cardiac conduction.
pro·pox·y·phene hy·dro·chlo·ride(prō-poksi-fēn hīdrŏ-klōrīd)
A nonantipyretic, orally effective weak narcotic analgesic used to relieve mild to moderate pain; less effective than codeine.