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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...

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. Do Not Take Them Anymore-these drugs have been recalled because of potentially lethal side effects." Used to treat mild, to moderate pain, propoxyphene is sold by prescription under the brand names Darvon and Darvocet, a drug which also...

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 to...

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2010-12-25 06:30:00

New research suggests that more and more people are dying from abusing or misusing drugs, including both prescription and illegal drugs. The study found that deaths from "accidental poisonings" are more than ten times higher than they were in the late 1960s. Death from accidental poisoning is higher across all age groups more so than it was a few decades ago, especially among white Americans.  "I went in expecting to see a blip (in increased accidental poisonings) with the baby...

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. 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 to potentially fatal heart rhythm abnormalities in users, heart...

2010-12-22 05:30:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX) announced today that it has received a Complete Response Letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding its supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for Acetadote® (acetylcysteine) Injection to treat patients with non-acetaminophen induced acute liver failure. The FDA issues a Complete Response Letter (CRL) when it has completed its review of an application as...

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. The group says, "with more than 22 million users of Darvocet, or Darvon in the United States, we fear many to most victims, or loved ones of victims of heart attacks, serious heart...

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. The group says, "more that 22 million US citizens have used Davocet, or Darvon, and we need to find out how many people have developed serious heart issues, heart attacks, or even sudden death." They say,...

2010-12-14 14:06:00

Medication has candy-like appearance; should be kept in child-proof containers SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning that accidental ingestion of Tessalon (benzonatate) by children younger than 10 years can result in serious side effects or death. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) Tessalon, approved by the FDA to treat symptomatic relief of cough in patients older than 10, may attract...


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