Propoxyphene/Acetaminophen Drug Information
Propoxyphene/acetaminophen (Darvocet®) is a prescription drug used to treat mild-to-moderate pain. It is a combination of two different medications:
Propoxyphene/acetaminophen is used both for short-term pain, such as after a surgery or dental procedure, or for long-term pain control.
To minimize risks, discuss the safety information for propoxyphene/acetaminophen with your healthcare provider before starting treatment. For example, you may not be able to use this drug if you have certain allergies, if you are taking certain medications, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Because this product contains a narcotic, many healthcare providers like to limit the drug's use to the shortest period of time possible.
(Click Propoxyphene/Acetaminophen for more information, including a detailed description of the medicine's effects, who makes it, and more. This article also includes important tips to help you get the most out of each dose.)