An overdose with this medication can be very dangerous. If you happen to overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
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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.
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.
This medication is available in generic form (see Generic Darvocet).
Brand-name propoxyphene/acetaminophen is made by Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Generic versions are made by various manufacturers.
Propoxyphene/acetaminophen tablets are available in the following strengths: