Posted On: January 10, 2011

Lawsuits Filed On Behalf Of Those Injured From Taking Darvon/Darvocet And Other Propoxyphene-Containing Drugs

The prescription painkillers Darvon, Darvocet and their generic versions contain the active ingredient propoxyphene. On November 19, 2010, the FDA announced it was pulling Darvon, Darvocet and their generics off the US market because of a recent study which showed that, even when taken at recommended doses, propoxyphene causes significant changes to the electrical activity of the heart.These changes, which can be seen on an ECG or EKG, can increase the risk for serious abnormal heart rhythms that have been linked to serious adverse effects, such as a fatal abnormal heart rhythm, arrhythmia, bradycardia, cardiac/respiratory arrest, congestive heart failure, tachycardia, myocardial infarction, or even death.

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