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,...
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...
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...
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...
Having the Right Expectations for Propoxyphene Rehab and Recovery

Having the Right Expectations for Propoxyphene Rehab and Recovery

People who find themselves addicted to propoxyphene and in need of rehab are likely to have many questions about the process. Although no two experiences or programs are exactly alike, there are certain things that people can expect. Having reasonable expectations can help avoid surprises...
Treatment for Propoxyphene Addiction and Mood Disorders

Treatment for Propoxyphene Addiction and Mood Disorders

Propoxyphene addiction is a complicated disease. Several types of addiction are involved, and in many cases the user has psychological or mood disorders that may not have been diagnosed. Propoxyphene can mask symptoms of these disorders and many people unwittingly self-medicate their...
Propoxyphene Rehab 101

Propoxyphene Rehab 101

Propoxyphene, also known as Darvon or Darvocet, is an opioid analgesic. However, after many studies revealed many deaths resulting from a propoxyphene overdose, both the US and Europe officially banned the drug from their markets. Many people still suffer from an addiction to this...
What Happens When Propoxyphene Addicts Don’t Get Treatment

What Happens When Propoxyphene Addicts Don’t Get Treatment

Propoxyphene and medications containing propoxyphene have been banned from sale in the U.S.by the FDA as of November 2010. Please contact your physician if you are currently being prescribed any medication containing propoxyphene and ask for a substitute drug. Physical Effects of...
Treatment for Underlying Causes of Propoxyphene Addiction

Treatment for Underlying Causes of Propoxyphene Addiction

Propoxyphene is usually prescribed to treat mild to moderate pain. Since propoxyphene can be highly addictive, you should always double check the dosage instructions with your pharmacist and/or doctor before taking propoxyphene. Taking too much propoxyphene at one time or too often can...
Propoxyphene Treatment FAQ

Propoxyphene Treatment FAQ

People who believe they may be addicted to propoxyphene often have many questions. Below are some of the more common ones. Q: How do I know if I’m addicted to propoxyphene? A: People addicted to propoxyphene experience drug tolerance (the need to take larger amounts to achieve previous...