The prescription drug, Darvocet, which is made and distributed by the Eli Lilly and Company is a popular analgesic drug used for pain relief. Most patients that suffer from mild to moderate pain and fever from injuries, surgery, headaches and muscle pain find Darvocet to be a safe and effective medication.
There are many ways in which this medication is sold. It is known as Darvocet A500, Darvocet N 100, Darvocet N 50, Propacet 100, Wygesic, Darvon-N (propoxyphene napsylate), Darvon (propoxyphene hydrochloride), Darvon Compound-65 (propoxyphene hydrochloride, aspirin, and caffeine). Some patients are given this medication for long term use, but is is most effective as short term pain management, as it can be addictive and habit forming.
The best part for patients about Darvocet is that it is not only an excellent pain relief medication, but it is also safe for the stomach. There are several kinds of prescription pain medications that can lead to upset stomachs, nausea, diarrhea and even bleeding stomach ulcers. Darvocet is much gentler on the stomach than many of these medications and in some cases can be used by patients that suffer from problems of the digestive disorders. This is good news for patients that are prone to stomach bleeding and ulcers.
It is important to follow all medication direction carefully before taking. You should also let your doctor know if you are allergic to any medications and if you are taking other medications, including vitamins and other over the counter medicines. In addition, if you are thinking about taking Darvocet for pain, your doctor should know if you suffer from problems with the kidneys, liver disease, asthma, gallbladder disease, head injury, or have urinary retention. Only your doctor can prescribe Darvocet for pain. If taken incorrectly, it can lead to side effects such as sleepiness, headaches, nausea and restlessness.
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