propoxyphene hydrochloride

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Noun1.propoxyphene hydrochloride - 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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These include amphetamine and methamphetamine; barbiturate; benzodiazepine; marijuana; cocaine; methadone; methaqualone; codeine and morphine; phencyclidine hydrochloride (PCP); and propoxyphene hydrochloride. While some of these have legitimate medical uses, many also carry a high potential for abuse and dependence.