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  • n. A particular narcotic painkiller.


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  • The drug is known by the generic names dextropropoxyphene in Europe and propoxyphene in the U.S.

    Europe Regulator Advises Ban on Painkiller

  • The problems with co-proxamol stem from the fact that it's very dangerous - the paracatemol does for your liver and the dextropropoxyphene does you by respiratory depression - in overdose.

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  • The most dangerous thing about Distalgesic was the paracetamol, not the dextropropoxyphene.

    The Side Effect of David Kelly's Overdose

  • In an interview Thursday, Dr. Abofele Khoele, Adcock Ingram's medical executive, said his drug company is convinced products containing dextropropoxyphene are safe.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • This week, the company lost a court bid to allow doctors to keep prescribing dextropropoxyphene products pending a ruling on the appeal.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Convulsions (usually pethidine or dextropropoxyphene) usually respond to IV naloxone without additional anti-convulsant therapy.

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  • Distalgesic, the prescription-only analgesic compound of paracetamol (325mg) and dextropropoxyphene (32. 5mg) known as co-proxamol in the UK, was withdrawn from the Irish market as of January 2006.

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  • All medicines containing dextropropoxyphene will be withdrawn from the New Zealand market after a review of the safety and efficacy of these medicines showed that their risks outweighed their possible benefits.

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  • Tests showed he had taken a "significant quantity" of a painkiller containing paracetamol and dextropropoxyphene, an opioid.

    Reuters: Top News

  • Wellington - New Zealand health officials said Tuesday that two painkillers containing dextropropoxyphene would be withdrawn from the market after a review showed that their risks outweighed possible benefits.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper


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