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What If I Take an Overdose?

An overdose with this medication can be very dangerous. If you happen to overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Darvocet Overdose for more information.)

How Should Propoxyphene/Acetaminophen Be Stored?

Propoxyphene/acetaminophen tablets should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children. Because it can be a desirable drug of abuse, make sure to keep it in a safe place.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

This medication is often prescribed "as needed," which means you do not need to take a dose if you do not feel pain. If you forget to take a dose of propoxyphene/acetaminophen and notice significant pain, take your missed dose right away. However, make sure to wait the recommended time before the next dose.

Is Generic Propoxyphene/Acetaminophen Available?

This medication is available in generic form (see Generic Darvocet).

Who Makes This Medication?

Brand-name propoxyphene/acetaminophen is made by Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Generic versions are made by various manufacturers.

Strengths of Propoxyphene/Acetaminophen

Propoxyphene/acetaminophen tablets are available in the following strengths:
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