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Propoxyphene

Also known as Darvocet-N, Wygesic, Darvocet A500, Balacet, Propacet, Darvon Compound-65, Pc-Cap, Propoxyphene Compound 65, Darvon Compound 32, and Darvon-N

Dextropropoxyphene, is an analgesic in the opioid category, manufactured by Eli Lilly and Company. It is intended to treat mild pain and also has antitussive and local anaesthetic effects. The drug has been taken off the market in Europe and the US due to concerns of fatal overdoses and heart arrhythmias. An estimated 10 million patients have used these products.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $28.17 for an average of 21 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed propoxyphene to treat liver cancer, kidney disease due to longstanding hypertension, mononeuritis, and rabies.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take propoxyphene if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

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