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Latest Dextropropoxyphene Stories

2013-02-27 23:03:25

Darvon, Darvocet Lawsuit Remanded to Los Angeles Superior Court, After U.S. District Judge Philip S.

2012-08-23 23:08:22

Approximately one in five prescriptions to elderly people is inappropriate.

2012-05-09 09:22:09

During the six years following the withdrawal of the analgesic co-proxamol in the UK in 2005, there was a major reduction in poisoning deaths involving this drug, without apparent significant increase in deaths involving other analgesics.

2011-11-23 11:33:25

Repeatedly taking slightly too much paracetamol over time can cause a dangerous overdose that is difficult to spot, but puts the person at danger of dying.

2011-10-12 13:00:00

Pharmaceutical lawyer selected by federal judge Danny C.

2011-05-06 00:00:29

The US Drug Watchdog says, "Darvocet, Darvon, and Propoxyphene are perhaps the most prescribed pain pills in history, and they may also be the deadliest.

2011-04-26 23:36:57

Approximately 27,500 people died from unintentional drug overdoses in 2007, driven to a large extent by prescription opioid overdoses.

2011-03-02 00:00:26

The US Drug Watchdog says, "most US citizens, who took Darvocet, Darvon, or Propoxyphene, do not know these drugs could have contributed to a heart attack, severe heart rhythm issues, the need to control their heart beat with medication, or they now have a pacemaker to normalize their heart's rhythm." The group fears millions of Americans could still be using these pain medications-because they never heard about the recall.

2011-02-09 00:01:28

Petitions have been filed in several pending lawsuits requesting that all federal Darvon and Darvocet cases be consolidated in a single federal court. Both painkilling drugs were withdrawn from the market in November 2010 by Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc. following a request to do so by the U.S.


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