The painkiller propoxyphene is sold under the brand names Darvon and Darvocet. Researchers are currently trying to determine whether Darvon and Darvocet has caused birth defects, such as potentially fatal heart rhythm abnormalities (arrhythmia), in children born to mothers who were taking the drug while pregnant.
You shouldn’t have go through more trouble to be compensated for the harm you’ve already suffered. The Rottenstein Law Group knows this, and we want you to believe it. You need a sympathetic advocate who will represent only your interests—and who will make the process as painless as possible.
Darvon is a brand names for the drug propoxyphene. Made and sold by Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals Inc., this prescription medication is used to treat mild to moderate pain. Darvocet contains the pain reliever/fever reducer acetaminophen as well as propoxyphene. Read more
On November 19, 2010, Xanodyne complied with a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) request to remove Darvon and Darvocet from the market. The request came after the FDA had reviewed clinical data that show that the main active ingredient in both medications, the opiod propoxyphene, is linked to potentially fatal heart rhythm abnormalities (arrhythmia). The FDA has requested that the manufacturers of generic forms of propoxyphene withdraw their products from the U.S market as well. Read more
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The process of demanding compensation for the harm you’ve suffered can be complicated, even if it doesn’t seem fair that you should have to go through even more trouble to be made whole again. The Rottenstein Law Group believes that getting satisfaction from the company that harmed you shouldn’t be just more hardship. That’s why we do everything we can to streamline the process.