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Codeine vs. Propoxyphene for Pain

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Other Names: Darvon
Rating: 2 out of 5
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Codeine or 3-methylmorphine (a natural isomer of methylated morphine, the other being the semi-synthetic heterocodeine) is an opiate used for its analgesic, Cough medicine, and Antidiarrhoeal properties. Codeine is the second-most predominant alkal... Read more on Wikipedia
Dextropropoxyphene, manufactured by Eli Lilly and Company, is an analgesic in the opioid category. It is intended to treat mild pain and has, in addition, anti-tussive and local anesthetic effects. It has been taken off the market in Europe and the US du... Read more on Wikipedia
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When taking a benzodiazepine with codeine, cut back on the benzo dose. I regularly take 90 mg. codeine with 5 mg. Valium (which metabolizes to temazepam in the body) -- in the morning before work. I definitely wouldn't go any higher than 5 mg. on the Valium though. Unfortunately so many of these young cowboy knuckleheads take stiff doses of benzos and opiates both at the same time, then gripe that the combo is bad, or sent them to the e.r. You got to have a chemist's mind: substituents in just
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What patients are saying about Codeine vs. Propoxyphene

416 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
tolerate codeine well either, get sick, throw up, itches,...
I don't tolerate codeine well either, get sick, throw ...mild rash from it. Hydrocodone gives me itches and nausea ...cousins is in me. The worst one for me is propoxyphene. Doesn't seem to ki...
Darvocet, Propoxyphene simular to Codeine? ASAP Ha I have a...
Darvocet, Propoxyphene simular to Codeine? ASAP Ha I have a ...this is Darvocet and has Propoxyphene in it. I read that Propoxyphene is simular to codeine, but does it have ...
Propoxyphene simular to Codeine? ASAP Have to leave...
Darvocet, Propoxyphene simular to Codeine? ASAP Have to leave in ...this is Darvocet and has Propoxyphene in it. I read that Propoxyphene is simular to codeine, but does it have the...
a slight allergic reaction to Codeine at those high doses....
...slight allergic reaction to Codeine at those ...if I'd taken 180 mgs or so at once. And yes, I've found Tramadol to be infinitely more effective at preventing withdrawal than Propoxyphene,...
tells me that propoxyphene works well in combination with...
...tried 400mg of propoxyphene on its own and ...own. However, SWIM tells me that propoxyphene works well in combination with oth...
is rat poison. Its was about time that chemical...
propoxyphene is rat poison. Its was about time ...on propoxyphene here got transfered to Tramadol or...
these days, because even codeine is more effective as a...
...the heart. In almost every country in the world, Darvon/propoxyphene is discontinued these days, because even codeine is more effective as a...
allergic to codeine, oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphocodone....
...oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphocodone. Given my history I'm nervous about propoxyphene-n....
and I notice a LOT of difference between propoxyphene...
...nuke, propoxyphene gets me high... not ...high, less pleasurable than codeine, but still a decent ...I definitely do experience opioid euphoria, and I notice a LOT of difference between propo...
very allergic to codeine, it makes me really ill (was given...
...to codeine, it ...have no problem with the ingredients in Darvocet. A pharmacist explained to me that codeine is a natural opiate & Darvocet contains a synthetic opiate, propoxyphene. [This Me...
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