Darvon Compound-65 (Oral)

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Is Darvon Compound 65 still being manufactured.

I've been taking darvon compound for some chronic pain in my extremeties. I'm 77 years old and it's the only thing that seems to work. Both Walgreens and CVS tell me they can't get it any more from their warehouses but they're not clear on why not. I ...
by George Eherts in New Milford, CT, 01/12/2006

where can I get darvon compound 65

I have been taking darvon compound 65 for over twenty years. now my drug store tells me that they don't know where to get it. can you tell me where to get it?
by mike in oxford alabama, 06/05/2006

Have they stopped making Darvon Compound 65? I

Hi, I have had degenerative disc disease and arthritis. I've had 3 vertebre fused in my neck.  The Darvon Compound 65 is the only medication that has helped my illness without making me sick to my stomach.  I've tried serveral other ...
by Brenda S. in Illinois, USA, 09/04/2006

Darvon Compound-65 (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Darvon Compound-65 (Oral)

Darvon Compound-65 (Oral) Medication Classification


Darvon Compound-65 (Oral) Brandname

Endodan, Percodan, Damason-P, Synalgos-DC, Darvon Compound-65, PC-Cap, Darvon Compound 32

Darvon Compound-65 (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Treat pain.

When To Not Use Darvon Compound-65 (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to narcotic drugs (such as codeine, hydrocodone, or Demerol®), aspirin, or Advil®, Alleve®, Tolectin®, or Voltaren®. Aspirin should not be given to children or teenagers with fever or symptoms of the flu or a viral infection unless approved by your child's doctor. This drug should not be taken if you have active stomach ulcers or a bleeding disorder.

How Should You Use Darvon Compound-65 (Oral)

Capsule, Tablet

  • Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to take and how often.
  • Take with food and a large glass of water.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Take the missed dose as soon as possible.
  • Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next regular dose.
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper Darvon Compound-65 (Oral) Storage

Store Darvon Compound-65 (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Darvon Compound-65 (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Darvon Compound-65 (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Avoid drinking alcohol.
  • Check with your doctor before taking this medicine if you are currently taking Coumadin®, or medicines that can make you sleepy such as sleeping pills, muscle relaxants, tranquilizers, cough and cold medicines, or other pain-killers.

Darvon Compound-65 (Oral) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you have any other medical problems, such as colitis, emphysema, asthma, hepatitis or other liver diseases, heart, lung, or blood disease, or stomach ulcer.
  • This medicine can be habit-forming - You should not use more than the prescribed amount.
  • If you have taken this medicine for several weeks, do not stop taking it suddenly without asking your doctor. You may need to take smaller and smaller doses before completely stopping this medicine.
  • This medicine may cause drowsiness. If it does, be careful while driving a car or using machinery.

Darvon Compound-65 (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Black or tarry stools
  • Trouble urinating
  • Ringing in ears
  • Very fast, slow, or pounding heartbeat
  • Trouble breathing
  • Severe stomach pain, vomiting up material that looks like coffee grounds
  • Severe drowsiness, confusion
  • Changes in behavior
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Dizziness or drowsiness
  • Tiredness or weakness
  • Nausea or vomiting, indigestion
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth
  • Nervousness

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