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Darvon Drug Interactions

Several medications can cause negative drug interactions with Darvon, including antidepressants, sleep medications, and certain beta blockers. These interactions could increase your risk of serious side effects, such as extreme drowsiness, memory loss, and difficulty breathing. To ensure a safe treatment process with Darvon, tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, as well as your alcohol consumption.

An Overview of Interactions With Darvon

In November 2010, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) withdrew all medications that contain propoxyphene from the market. It has been determined that the risks of propoxyphene outweigh the possible benefits. In particular, the FDA was concerned about the drug's ability to cause serious changes in the heart rhythm, even at normal doses. Pharmacies will no longer sell this medication, and people who take it should stop and ask their healthcare provider for a more suitable pain medication.

 

Darvon® (propoxyphene hydrochloride) can potentially interact with a number of other medications. Some of the medicines that may lead to drug interactions with this pain medication include:
 
 
 
 
 
 
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