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Drug information on Parvodex (Propoxyphene) from Jagsonpal Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


Jagsonpal Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic : Propoxyphene
10 Capsules
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Drug Name : Propoxyphene

Propoxyphene(Darvon) generic Parvodex is an opioid analgesic, prescribed for mild to moderate pain.
More Info about Propoxyphene

Other Trade Names for Propoxyphene

India : 

International : 

Darvon, Darvon-N

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Side effects of Parvodex

   Most Common : Dizziness, sedation, nausea, vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain, skin rashes, lightheadedness, headache, weakness, emotional state, hallucinations and minor visual disturbances.

   Heart : Abnormal heart rhythm, slow/fast heart rate, heart/respiratory arrest, heart failure, heart attack and low blood pressure.

   Eye : Eye swelling and blurred vision.

   General : Drug interaction, drug tolerance and drug withdrawal syndrome.

   Gastrointestinal : Gastrointestinal bleeding and inflammation of pancreas.

   Liver : Liver enlargement.

   Immune system : Hypersensitivity.

   Metabolic : Acidity.

   Central Nervous system : Incoordination, coma, dizziness, drowsiness and fainting.

   Psychiatric : Abnormal behavior, confusional state and status change.

   Respiratory : Respiratory depression and difficulty in breathing.

   Skin : Rash and itching.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO- As HCI: 65 mg 3-4 times/day. As napsilate: 100 mg 3-4 times/day.

How to use Parvodex?

It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Parvodex not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with significant respiratory depression, paralytic ileus and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Parvodex

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver or kidney disease, alcoholism, any allergy, who are taking other medications, any allergy, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause drowsiness or dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcoholic beverages.

• It should not be used in children less than 12 years.

Other Precautions for Parvodex

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Parvodex

Store it at controlled room temperature (5-30°C).

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