Darvon


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Dar·von

 (där′vŏn)
A trademark for the drug propoxyphene.
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Noun1.Darvon - a mildly narcotic analgesic drug (trade name Darvon) related to methadone but less addictive
analgesic, anodyne, pain pill, painkiller - a medicine used to relieve pain
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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Islamabad, June 22 ( ANI ): Records from Pakistan's devolved federal health ministry indicate that the country's prime ministerial candidate Makhdoom Shahabuddin, during his tenure as health minister, also allowed Danas Pharmaceutical to import 5,000 kg of dextropropoxyphene, a controlled substance used in the manufacture of the medical drug darvon, from India in 2010.
Percodan and Darvon were used to relieve pain from prior shoulder, knee and ankle injuries resulting from sporting events.
Also furcht das lebendig das todt, darmit sy der teufel nur aufhalt, das sy zu kainer evangelischen bredig nit komen, wiewoll ich die gotzen nicht verdettig, allein das man am ersten darvon bredig etc.
During a teleconference, health care providers were advised to stop prescribing the drugs known by the brand names Darvon and Darvocet immediately.
Darvon, a 53-year-old pain pill, will be pulled from the U.