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A mild narcotic analgesic drug, C22H29NO2, used in its hydrochloride form and chemically related to methadone. It was withdrawn from use in the United States in 2010 because of its association with abnormal heart rhythms.

[prop(ionate) + oxy- + -phene (alteration of phenyl).]


(Pharmacology) a mildly narcotic drug used to treat pain


(proʊˈpɒk səˌfin)

a nonnarcotic analgesic, C22H29NO2.
[1950–55; prop (ionate) + oxy-2 + (di) phen (yl)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.propoxyphene - 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
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Amphetamines, Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Cannabinoids/Marijuana, Cocaine, LSD, Methadone, Methaqualone, Opiates, Phencyclidine (PCP), Propoxyphene, Tricyclic Antidepressants.
Two changes in the pharmaceutical market were undertaken to address these unrelenting increases: replacing the standard formulation of OxyContin with an abuse-deterrent formulation (resistant to crushing and dissolving the tablets for ingestion, snorting, or injection) and withdrawing propoxyphene from sale, wrote Dr.
8 million dirhams (around PS335,000), was the richest race the 22-year-old jockey had won, but the Emirates Racing Authority announced on Sunday his mount had been disqualified after testing positive for painkiller propoxyphene.
The Emirates Racing Authority (ERA) has confirmed in an official press release that propoxyphene, an analgesic (pain killer), was detected in post-race blood and urine samples taken from Thakif and Areem during the recently concluded 2014-2015 UAE racing season.
Provide an option for screening first for urine creatinine and then for a panel that includes barbiturates, benzodiazepines, methadone, PCP and propoxyphene.
Of the 61 analytes spiked into these 5 samples, buprenorphine (twice), norbuprenorphine (3 times), and norhydrocodone (4 times) failed to show a fragment ion, whereas meprobamate and propoxyphene failed once each to show related protonated analyte.
Prior treatment with epidural steroid injections, propoxyphene, and gabapentin had adequately managed her pain.
Unsafe: Codeine, Morphine, Meperidine, and Propoxyphene are not recommended in hemodialysis patients due to case reports of accumulation and toxicity in renal failure.
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).
Samples taken from Wood Ditton winner Mariner's Cross and 1000 Guineas also-ran Lyric Of Light contained propoxyphene.
The researchers compared five different opioid drugs (hydrocodone bitartrate, codeine phosphate, oxycodone hydrochlor ide, propoxyphene hydrochloride, and tramadol hydrochloride), using hydrocodone as the reference medicine among 31,375 Medicare patients (6,275 patients for each opioid drug).
Most of the solutions offered thus far affect the distribution of such drugs as oxycodone, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, morphine and propoxyphene.