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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A mildly narcotic analgesic drug (trade name Darvon) related to methadone but less addictive.

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  • The prescription-only drug also is known by its generic name propoxyphene
  • Companies manufacturing generic versions of the drug, known as propoxyphene, will also removing their products, the FDA said.
  • Overdose Warning for Pain Drug propoxyphene propoxyphene, which is sold generically and under the brand names Darvon and Darvocet.
  • Millions of prescriptions are written for propoxyphene each year. for more
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