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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...

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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.

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 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.

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.

2010-12-19 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.

2010-12-14 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.

2010-11-19 10:11:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals Inc., which makes Darvon and Darvocet, the brand version of the prescription pain medication propoxyphene, has agreed to withdraw the medication from the U.S. market at the request of the U.S.

2010-11-08 11:01:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the 2006 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, teens abuse prescription medications more than all illegal drugs combined, excluding marijuana.