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Darvocet Warning Issued By FDA

For over 30 years years, there has been great dispute over the painkilling drug propoxyphene, sold under the Darvocet and Darvon brands and used by over ten million Americans last year alone . Finally, it will be removed from the market because of serious heart risks. Most commonly, serious and/or fatal heart rhythm abnormalities.

If you or a loved one has taken Darvocet, Darvon, or Propoxyphene (Propoxy) and have suffered a Heart Attack, Heart Arrhythmia, Heart problems requiring surgery including the need for a Pacemaker, Cardiac Arrest, Heart Valve Problems, Myocardial Infarction and/or Heart Related Death, please fill out the claim form at the end of this article.

There has been a Darvocet Recallby the FDA due to an increased risk of heart rhythm abnormalities.  ClassAction.org has sent out an alert of new clinical data which has linked the prescription pain killer Darvon and Darvocet to serious potentially life-threatening heart arrhythmias.  The FDA has issued a voluntary Darvocet Recall due to Darvocet Side Effectsfrom the manufacturer Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals.  If you have experienced Darvocet Side Effectsyou should contact a Darvocet attorney if you have problems with abnormal heart beat or developed cardiac problems while taking Darvocet.  For further information, go on the FDA web site for recalls to find out more about Darvocet Recall and Darvocet Side Effects.

The FDA had requested Xanodyne, the manufacturer of Darvocet to conduct a new clinical trial to evaluate Darvocet Side Effectsin particular cardiovascular side effects.  The FDA also requested that Darvocet packaging include a new black box warning informing patients and doctors about the risk of fatal overdosing.  The results of this new clinical trial demonstrated that propoxyphene (Darvocet) that under normal therapeutic dosages, Darvocet significantly changed the electrical activity of the heart.  These abnormal changes were easily detected by an electrocardiogram and demonstrated abnormal heart rhythms associated with Darvocet Side Effects as well as death.  Patient histories also demonstrated that changes in medication and minor modifications in a patient’s health can impact their risk of cardiovascular Darvocet Side Effects.

Darvocet Recall Issued

The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has received two requests to issue a Darvocet Recall since 1978.  Until recently, the FDA felt that the risks of Darvocet Side Effects where not outweighing its benefits.  However, more recent data indicates that the benefits do not outweigh the risks. 

Darvocet consumers who have developed irregular heart rhythms or suffered other cardiovascular events known as Darvocet Side Effectsmay be entitled to financial compensation such as for pain and suffering, lost wages and medical expenses.  You should contact a Darvocet attorney to learn more about the Darvocet Recall and Darvocet Side Effects.   A Darvocet professional can inform you of your rights and whether you have a potential Darvocet lawsuit.

You May be entitled to Compensation, so act now.

If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of Darvocet, contact us now to speak with our qualified professionals about possible compensation.  Call us now at 877-222-7069 or use the contact form for a free case review.  

Please note: Lawyers are only seeking users of brand name ( non-generic) Darvon or Darvocet and who had prolonged QT on the EKG with serious damage and were relatively healthy prior to taking Darvocet/Darvon.


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