Latest Antitussives Stories

2011-01-04 00:00:37

The US Drug Watchdog is saying, "we cannot even begin to say how big of a deal the Darvocet, or Darvon pain pill recalls are.

2010-12-29 00:01:19

The US Drug Watchdog is saying, "with 22 million users of Darvocet, Darvon, or their generic version propoxyphene, we will never know how many individuals died, because they were taking these pain pills. We think the number is in the 1000's, perhaps even more.

2010-12-28 00:00:36

The US Drug Watchdog is saying, "the Darvocet & Darvon pain pill recall has had very little, to no, national publicity, individuals may still be using these drugs, and these drugs have been associated with severe heart issues including, heart rhythm abnormalities, heart attacks, suicide, or even death." Used to treat mild to moderate pain, propoxyphene is sold by prescription under the brand names Darvon and Darvocet, a drug which also includes acetaminophen, and has been linked...

2010-12-23 00:00:53

The US Drug Watchdog is urging all US adult members of Facebook, or all social networks to post a message to their friends regarding the recalled pain pills Darvocet, and Darvon, out of fear many millions of US adults could still be using these drugs.

2010-12-22 12:55:00

Researchers said that a chemical in cocoa could soon be turned into a medicine for persistent cough.

2010-12-21 00:01:51

The US Drug Watchdog is leading a very aggressive national campaign focused on identifying individuals, who suffered a heart attack, developed serious heart issues, or suffered other severe medical complications, including sudden death, after using the pain relievers Darvocet, or Darvon, or generic propoxphene.

2010-12-20 03:00:00

LONDON, December 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Theobromine Based Drug Close to Commercialisation, Has Potential to Address the Serious Need for a Safer, Opioid Free Treatment for Persistent Cough SEEK, a leading UK privately-owned drug-discovery group,is pleased to announce the establishment of a new joint venture entity with Pernix Therapeutics Holdings, Inc.

2010-12-19 00:26:19

The US Drug Watchdog is announcing a very aggressive national investigation focused on identifying individuals who had a heart attack, serious heart issues, other severe medical complications including sudden death, after using the pain relievers Darvocet, or Darvon, or generic propoxphene.

2010-11-27 00:00:49

With new warnings that children under six years of age should not be given cough syrups, what is a parent to do when their child needs something that’s safe and that really works? In a study at Pennsylvania State University’s College of Medicine, researchers found that honey may hold the answer. Philadelphia, PA (Vocus) November 26, 2010 An FDA panel came to the conclusion that there is no benefit in more than 800 over the counter medicines to help young children.

2010-11-23 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The FDA recommended removing propoxyphene (Darvon, Darvocet) on November 19, 2010 after new clinical research indicated that the painkiller can cause heart-related side effects.

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