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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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(55) Prescription opioids include: hydrocodone (Vicodin, Lortab, Lorcet, Norco); oxycodone (OxyContin, Percocet); oxymorphone (Opana); propoxyphene (Darvon); hydromorphone (Dilaudid); meperidine (Demerol); diphenoxylate (Lomotil); morphine (Kadian, Avinza, MS Contin, Duramorph); codeine; fentanyl (Duragesic); and methadone.
of Kentucky, see, e.g., In re Darvocet, Darvon & Propoxyphene Prods.
This was revoked in 1996 after he admitted taking morphine sulphate, Darvon and Demerol not prescribed for him.
Unfortunately, having prescribed only propoxphene (Darvon) for pain for 40 years, I overlooked Ohio Revised Code 4731-21-02 on utilizing stronger drugs for treatment of intractable pain.
Jesus Cristus, warer Got und warer mensch, wie Paulus auch darvon schreibt zu den Philip.
Because of potential adverse effects, many pain physicians now avoid prescribing two drugs once commonly used for pain relief: propoxyphene (Darvon) and meperidine (Demerol).
Brand names for the narcotic pain medications reviewed in the study include OxyContin, Roxicodone, and Darvon.
The four most commonly inappropriately prescribed medications were, the pain-reliever propoxyphene (Darvon); the beta-blocker doxazosin (Cardura); the antihistamine Diphenhydramine (Benadryl); and the anti-depressant amitriptiline (Elavil, Endep, Vanatrip).
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.
The "Darvon dustfall off the Pacific" that Charles described was a stunning gateway into his memories--of childhood and adolescence in Tennessee, driving winding country roads across the county line to fetch a bottle of gin with his brother; sitting on bricks of a walkway in Venice, letting his legs dangle and watching the ochre reflections of a palazzo glint, wither, and resurrect on the crepuscular surface of a canal's lapping waters; laughing with Army buddies in a Florentine bar; witnessing the "spiked marimbas of dawn rattling their amulets" on a Dantescan hillside in Hawai'i.