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Darvon

 [dahr´von]
trademark for preparations containing propoxyphene, an opioid analgesic.

Darvon

(där′vŏn)
A trademark for the hydrochloride salt of the drug propoxyphene.

Darvon®

Propoxyphene HCl
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Catastrophic neurologic signs due to drug interaction: Tegretol and Darvon. Surg Neurol 1989;32:14451.
If you are currently taking sleeping pills, tranquilizers or narcotic analgesics (such as Dalmane, Darvon, Valium or codeine), discuss discontinuing these medications with your doctor.
Ifthe mixture includesoverdoses of barbiturates,diazepam (Valium) or propoxyphene(Darvon), the resultcan be fata.
Cynics called one of its previous drugs, Darvon "less effective than aspirin in killing pain [but] more common than heroin in killing people." Then came Oraflex.
(20) However, Bartlett's reasoning was expressly rejected by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky in In re Darvocet, Darvon & Propoxyphene Products' Liability Litigation, (21) when it dismissed all remaining claims against generic pharmaceutical defendants in that MDL.
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Also furcht das lebendig das todt, darmit sy der teufel nur aufhalt, das sy zu kainer evangelischen bredig nit komen, wiewoll ich die gotzen nicht verdettig, allein das man am ersten darvon bredig etc."--Regensburg, Stadtarchiv, Eccl.
5, Southbridge, charged with possession of heroin, dismissed; possession of Darvon, guilty, supervised probation for one year; conspiracy to violate drug laws, dismissed; shoplifting (third offense), dismissed; larceny under $250, guilty, supervised probation for one year; larceny under $250 (three counts), guilty, supervised probation for 1 year, $211 restitution; furnishing false name or Social Security number, guilty, 2 days in the Worcester County House of Correction, with credit for 2 days served.
Propoxyphene, an opioid, has been available since 1957, and is best known as Darvon and Darvocet (propoxyphene plus acetaminophen), but there are multiple generic formulations.
The agency wants manufacturers of products that contain propoxyphene (including Darvon and Darvocet) to strengthen the label, including the boxed warning, emphasizing the potential for overdose when using these products.
Propoxyphene-containing products, sold as Darvon, Darvocet or in generic form, must add a boxed warning about the risk of excess use, the FDA's strictest caution.
* Antianxiety agents * analgesics * antihistamines * antidepressants such as Elavil and Tofrani * anti-hypertensives * anti-psychotics such as Haldol, Mellaril, and Thorazine * anti-asthma drugs * benzodiazepines (tranquilizers and sleeping pills) * Cimetidine * Darvon * digitalis * glaucoma eye drops * hormones such as Synthroid and Thyroxin * Lithium * methyldopa * beta blockers such as Propranolol * steroids such as Prednisone.