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Side effect(s) of Acetaminophen and Propoxyphene

Read the side effects of Acetaminophen and Propoxyphene as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Nervous system - Dizziness, light-headedness, drowsiness, sedation, confusion, mood changes, seizures and hallucinations.

Gastrointestinal - Nausea, stomach upset, stomach pain, gastrointestinal bleeding, loss of appetite, vomiting and constipation.

Heart - Palpitations, chest pain, fast or slow heart rate, decreased blood pressure, feeling like you might pass out, cardiac/respiratory arrest, congestive arrest, congestive heart failure (CHF), and myocardial infarction (MI).

Eye - Blurred vision and eye swelling.

Skin- Rash, itching.

Miscellaneous- Dry mouth, weakness, itching, liver dysfunction and dark urine.

Other Precautions : * Avoid alcohol consumption.
* Propoxyphene may be habit-forming and should be used only by the prescribed person. Should never share this medication with another person, especially someone with a history of drug abuse or addiction.
* Do not use this medication if the patient is on sodium oxybate.

Drug Name : Acetaminophen and Propoxyphene

Acetaminophen or paracetamol helps to treat fever, reduce mild to moderate pain and propoxyphene is a narcotic (sleep-inducing) analgesic prescribed for treating moderate to severe pain. Propoxyphene is a habit-forming drug and this combination is used only when it is required.
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