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...
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...
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...
Propoxyphene Abuse Help for College Students

Propoxyphene Abuse Help for College Students

Propoxyphene is a prescription drug more commonly known by the brand names Darvocet and Darvon. At one time propoxyphene was one of the most commonly prescribed pain medications, but due to its addictive nature and adverse side effects it has been removed from legal sale or use....
How to Ask for Help with Propoxyphene Addiction

How to Ask for Help with Propoxyphene Addiction

Propoxyphene is a prescription medication that was approved to treat mild to moderate pain. It is a narcotic analgesic structurally related to methadone, and the risks associated with the drug were too great compared to the benefit the substance provides. At the request of the Food and...
Rediscovering Life Without Propoxyphene

Rediscovering Life Without Propoxyphene

It can be hard for someone caught in the throes of a prescription drug addiction to imagine life without the drug. In the case of those addicted to the now illegal opiate propoxyphene, it is especially crucial that they get past this life-threatening addiction before it’s too late. What...
How to Overcome Propoxyphene Cravings

How to Overcome Propoxyphene Cravings

The first step in conquering propoxyphene addiction and overcoming cravings is to acknowledge a need for help and find detox and rehab services. Individuals struggling with propoxyphene addiction benefit from treatment at accredited and licensed treatment centers. These centers provide a...
What to Do if You’re Addicted to Propoxyphene

What to Do if You’re Addicted to Propoxyphene

Propoxyphene is a pain medication that was once used to treat mild to moderate pain. Propoxyphene has recently been pulled from the market, because there is a risk of heart damage associated with use. If you have found yourself accidentally or recreationally addicted to propoxyphene, you...
Breaking the Cycle of Propoxyphene Addiction

Breaking the Cycle of Propoxyphene Addiction

Propoxyphene is the generic name for the prescription medicines Darvon and Darvocet. Though relatively ineffective as a painkiller, propoxyphene is powerfully addictive, and use quickly leads to tolerance and physical and psychological addiction. Propoxyphene may slow or cease the...
How to Heal from Propoxyphene Addiction

How to Heal from Propoxyphene Addiction

Propoxyphene is a narcotic pain reliever more commonly known by the brand names Darvon or Darvocet. It is used to treat moderate pain. Propoxyphene is particularly dangerous when mixed with alcohol, antidepressants or sedatives or when taken by people with a history of suicidal thoughts...