What is Darvon?

is a narcotic analgesic used to relieve mild to moderate pain. It relieves pain by working in the brain. It is the brand name for propoxyphene hydrochloride. Propoxyphene hydrochloride is bitter testing odor free crystalline powder. This chemical is easily soluble in water. Its chemical formula is (2S,3R)-( )-4-(Dimethylamino)-3-methyl-1,2-diphenyl-2-butanol propionate (ester) hydrochloride.

This compound has a molecular weight of 375.94.

How to use Darvon?

Darvon should be used as directed by the doctor. It can be taken with or without food. It can cause upset stomach in that case it should be taken with food. It is better to stick to the prescribed dose and timings of each dose. Stop using Darvon and consult to your Doctor if any of these conditions occurs after taking the medicine:

  • you develop any sort of allergic reaction to any ingredient of Darvon
  • you have severe diarrhea caused by antibiotic use (pseudomembranous colitis) or poisoning
  • you are taking sodium oxybate (GHB).
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