Pros and Cons of Coed Propoxyphene Abuse Treatment

Pros and Cons of Coed Propoxyphene Abuse Treatment

Modern rehab programs offer a variety of approaches to meet the needs of every patient. Unfortunately, this variety can make it difficult for people to choose an appropriate treatment center for themselves, and perhaps even more difficult to choose a center for a loved one. For instance,...
Finding New Ways to Cope after Propoxyphene Addiction

Finding New Ways to Cope after Propoxyphene Addiction

Addiction to propoxyphene is commonly developed because people are unable to find healthier methods of coping with unmanageable emotions or unwanted situations. People often abuse propoxyphene in order to relieve unwanted physical pain because it can immediately cure the pain....
Benefits of Addressing Propoxyphene Addiction Problems Early

Benefits of Addressing Propoxyphene Addiction Problems Early

Propoxyphene addiction is a serious physical and psychological disease that can be fatal. This narcotic painkiller was widely available by prescription under brand names such as Darvon or Darvocet, that is until the US Food and Drug Administration banned this substance over how it leads...
What Are My Choices for Propoxyphene Addiction Recovery?

What Are My Choices for Propoxyphene Addiction Recovery?

Propoxyphene is an opioid painkiller most often used to treat chronic and post-surgical pain. The name brand forms of the drug, Darvon and Darvocet, were voluntarily pulled from the market by the manufacturer in 2010 after the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) found that the drug put...
Using Propoxyphene to Cope with a Loved One’s Illness

Using Propoxyphene to Cope with a Loved One’s Illness

Coping with a loved one’s illness is challenging. When someone you care about gets sick, overwhelming feelings of worry, fear and sadness can crash in. Some people numb those emotions with propoxyphene, a highly addictive opioid that stimulates pleasure centers in the brain. Using the...
Uniting as a Family to Overcome Propoxyphene Addiction

Uniting as a Family to Overcome Propoxyphene Addiction

Propoxyphene, the generic form of Darvon, was banned from the US market in November of 2010. It is a mild to moderate painkiller composed of acetaminophen and propoxyphene napsylate. Propoxyphene does have the potential to be addictive, so family support is often needed to help someone...
How Do I Tell My Family That I Don’t Want to Use Propoxyphene Anymore?

How Do I Tell My Family That I Don’t Want to Use Propoxyphene Anymore?...

Propoxyphene is a narcotic pain reliever that combines propoxyphene and acetaminophen. Also sold under the brand names of Darvon and Darvocet, propoxyphene is illegal for sale in the United States as of November 2010. Doctors who prescribed the drug to treat pain and cough were advised to...
What to Do after a Failed Propoxyphene Intervention

What to Do after a Failed Propoxyphene Intervention

There are a number of factors that may cause a propoxyphene addiction intervention to fail. Unsuccessful intervention attempts are more likely when the addict’s loved ones stage the intervention without the help of a professional counselor or interventionist. The family members may also...
If I am Addicted to Propoxyphene, Do I have to Go to Rehab?

If I am Addicted to Propoxyphene, Do I have to Go to Rehab?

Propoxyphene is a narcotic pain reliever used to treat mild to moderate pain. Because propoxyphene is a prescription drug, many users believe that they are not likely to develop a propoxyphene addiction or that an addiction to the drug is as harmful as an addiction to an illegal drug...
Benefits of Professional Help during Propoxyphene Detox

Benefits of Professional Help during Propoxyphene Detox

Ending your use of propoxyphene after a period of abuse and addiction is a very good idea for your health, but this can often lead to adverse effects due to withdrawal symptoms. Withdrawal symptoms usually occur during the detox stage of recovery where you stop taking propoxyphene and...