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Darvocet Overview

Darvocet contains a combination of propoxyphene and acetaminophen. Propoxyphene is in a group of drugs called narcotic pain relievers. Acetaminophen is a less potent pain reliever and a fever reducer that increases the effects of propoxyphene. Darvocet is used to relieve mild to moderate pain with or without fever. Darvocet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. Darvocet has been marketed in dozens of different formulations, including: Darvon Pulvules, Darvon Compound-65, Darvon-N, E-Lor, PC-CAP, Darvocet A500, Darvocet-N 100, Darvocet-N 50, Propacet 100, Wygesic

Darvocet Abuse Treatment

A Darvocet addiction is a detrimental sickness that can inflict your life with many negative consequences. If you or a loved one is struggling with an addiction to Darvocet, the first step towards overcoming this is by recognizing the severity of the problem. Having the help from a professional treatment team is important to dealing with the complications that may have resulted from Darvocet abuse. An addiction to Darvocet can be overwhelming and devastating to deal with, but with the numerous resources available, you do not have to be alone. Getting the help you need at a licensed Darvocet rehab center will give you the tools you need to overcome this addiction.

Darvocet Signs of Abuse

  • Asking for brand-name Darvocet, which is more expensive in the streets

  • Asking for pink generic Darvocet, which usually has a higher "street" value than white pills

  • Going through a Darvocet prescription too quickly (and needing refills before they are due)

  • Doctor shopping, or is seeing several different healthcare providers to obtain numerous Darvocet prescriptions or switching from one provider to another

  • Repeated reports of losing a prescription, having a prescription stolen, or needing a prescription early to go on vacation

  • Lying or stealing to obtain more of the drug

  • Hiding the drug from friends and family

  • Constantly using and thinking about drug in secret

Effects of Darvocet Abuse

  • Dizziness or lack of stability
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dry mouth
  • Compromised mental function
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Liver damage

Darvocet Withdrawal Symptoms

  • Aches and Pains
  • Shakiness
  • Sweating
  • Physical craving
  • Anxiety
  • Paranoia
  • Abnormal skin sensations such as “crawling” skin
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhea

Darvocet Abuse Statistics

Since there are limited studies that presently exist in the literature about Darvocet, statistical information is not readily available. However, it is known that opiate type drugs, such as Darvocet, are increasingly accessed and abused by Americans nationwide. The following statistics also reveal the need for professional help to treat a Darvocet addiction:Studies have shown that almost 35 million Americans have been admitted to the hospital for abusing drugs such as Darvocet at least once in their lifetime. According to the National survey on Drug use and Health, nearly 12 million Americans ages 12 and above were involved in drug abuse of a prescription pain reliever, such as Darvocet.

References
http://www.drugabuse.gov
http://www.fda.gov/Drugs
http://www.usa.gov/
http://www.justice.gov/dea/druginfo/factsheets.shtml
http://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/drugportal.jsp

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Clients being treated in our residential program reside with us for the specific amount of days established in their individualized addiction treatment program.

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