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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. The group says, "we need to hear from every Darvocet, Darvon, or...

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2011-03-01 06:35:00

According to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), researchers say parents should not immediately rush for medicines when their child displays signs of fever, as fever alone is not a cause for intervention. Reuters reports that new guidelines urge parents to recognize fever as a sign that the body is working to fight off infection and does not need to be feared. Instead, they say the main objective in treating fever in kids should be to keep them comfortable while...

2011-02-10 10:04:00

BRADENTON, Fla., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 'We are in a State of Emergency at the hands of prescription drugs.' That is the message that concerned Florida residents are desperate for people to hear. Floridians are dying at a rate of at least 7 per day due to prescription drug abuse and statistics show it is a national problem, which is why Families Against Addictive Drug Abuse (FAADA) is calling for an immediate Congressional hearing to help put an end to the epidemic. "If 7 manatee...

2011-01-27 00:02:58

The US Drug Watchdog says, it is vital we identify all Darvocet, Darvon, or Propoxyphene pain pill users, who have had a recent heart attack, or a heart pacemaker installed recently. These pain pill medications are known to have extremely serious side effects including severe heart rhythm issues." They group is saying, "we are absolutely astonished with the volumes of US Citizens coast, to coast we've spoken with, who took Darvocet, Darvon, or Propoxyphene, had a heart attack, developed...

2011-01-20 00:00:48

The US Drug Watchdog is calling the recalled pain pills Darvocet, Darvon, or the generic propoxyphene some of the most lethal drugs ever sold in the United States, and is urging all US citizens to stop taking Darvocet, Darvon, or the generic version propoxyphene pain pills immediately. They group is saying, "we are astonished with how many people we have talked with, who took Darvocet, or Darvon, had a heart attack, developed severe heart rhythm issues, and now are either medicated to control...

2011-01-13 08:30:00

Agency strategy caps maximum at 325 milligrams to reduce risk of liver toxicity SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is asking manufacturers of prescription combination products that contain acetaminophen to limit the amount of acetaminophen to no more than 325 milligrams (mg) in each tablet or capsule. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) The FDA also is requiring manufacturers to update labels of all...

2011-01-13 00:00:41

The US Drug Watchdog says, "we do not think the millions of current US users of the pain pills Darvocet, Darvon, or the generic version propoxyphene are aware of the November 10th 2010 recall, nor do we think that most users now living with permanent heart damage, heart attacks, pacemakers, or other severe heart issues realize, these pain pills may have caused the heart problem." They say, "we just spoke with a woman on January 11th 2011, who just had her Darvocet prescription refilled, at...

2011-01-11 00:00:42

The US Drug Watchdog is urging all US citizens to stop taking Darvocet, Darvon, or the generic version propoxyphene pain pills immediately. In the first week of January 2011 the group discovered one of the largest US drug store chains was continuing to refill prescriptions for these potentially deadly US drugs. The US FDA ordered a recall of these drugs on November 10th 2010. The group worries most consumers have not yet heard of the recall. They say, "22 million US citizens have used this...

2011-01-06 00:01:44

The US Drug Watchdog is becoming one of the best branded sources in the United States on the Darvocet & Darvon recalled pain pills, and the associated severe heart problems experienced by 1000's to perhaps 10,000's of US citizens. The group says, "22 million US citizens have used this drug, and we are stunned that most have never heard about the November 2010 recall, of Darvocet, Darvon, or the extremely serious heart issues associated with their use." Used to treat mild, to moderate...

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. With 22 million US users of Darvocet, Darvon, or their generic version propoxyphene, we fear there are 100,000's of Americans, who have either had a heart attack, or heart rhythm issues, and we need to get them identified." They say, "the saddest thing is, we now believe 1000's of US citizens have needlessly died from massive, or fatal heat attacks, and their families...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
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