Darvon-N Side Effects

Nausea, vomiting, and dizziness are among the common side effects of Darvon-N. However, most people are able to use this medication without any problems. If you develop any serious side effects while using this drug, such as seizures, hallucinations, or difficulty breathing, tell your healthcare provider right away.

An Introduction to Darvon-N Side Effects

Just like any medicine, Darvon-N® (propoxyphene napsylate) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. However, serious reactions have been known to occur.
 
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with Darvon-N. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)
 

Possible Side Effects of Darvon-N

For many medications, the prescribing information carefully explains the exact percentage of side effects that were reported in clinical trials. However, the prescribing information for almost all older medications (including Darvon-N) includes only vague information on potential side effects, with no percentages provided. Therefore, it can be difficult to know exactly how often problems with this medication occur.
 
The most common side effects due to Darvon-N include:
 
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • A drowsy, calm feeling (known medically as sedation).
     
Other possible reactions include but are not limited to:
 
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Darvon-N Medication Information

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