Darvocet-A500 (Acetaminophen & Propoxyphene) 100/500 mg
Darvocet-A500 (Acetaminophen & Propoxyphene) 100/500 mg of propoxyphene napsylate and 500 (3307.8 μmol) of paracetamol.
Each tablet contains anhydrous lactose, colloidal silicon dioxide, crospovidone, magnesium stearate (powder), microcrystalline cellulose, povidone, pregelatinized corn starch, and stearic acid (powder).
After a study found that the drugs put patients at risk of arrhythmias or heart rhythm abnormalities, Darvon and Darvocet were withdrawn from the market.
The FDA decided that the drug’s risks outweighed its benefits for mild to moderate pain patients.
What is Darvocet A500 500mg/100mg?
Darvocet A500 treats pain and belongs to the narcotic analgesic combination drug class. Risk during pregnancy cannot be ruled out.
Darvocet a500 is classified as a Schedule 4 controlled substance under the propoxyphene apap 100 650 mg Controlled Substances Act (CSA). Get help with printing code FAQs.
Is Darvocet a pain reliever?
Propoxyphene is an opioid pain reliever, darvocet a500 is used to treat propoxyphene acetaminophen mild to moderate pain. It is sold under various names as a single ingredient product (eg, Darvon) and as part of a combination product with acetaminophen (eg, Darvocet).
Why did they stop selling Darvocet?
The withdrawal of Darvon and Darvocet from the market came after a study found the drugs put patients at risk for arrhythmias, or abnormal heart rhythms. The FDA has decided that the drugs’ risks outweigh their benefits for patients with mild to moderate pain.
What type of pickup is A500 A500?
- Generic Name: Acetaminophen/propoxyphene pill imprinted A500 A500 is orange,
- elliptical/oval-shaped, and identified as Darvocet A500 500mg/100mg.
- AAIPharma supplies it.
- Darvocet A500 treats pain and belongs to the narcotic analgesic combination drug class.
- Risk during pregnancy cannot be ruled out.