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Propoxyphene Hydrochloride

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
  • Depression
  • Suicidal tendencies
  • Liver disease, such as cirrhosis, liver failure, or hepatitis
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • A history of drug or alcohol dependence
  • A bowel obstruction (blockage)
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Lung disease of any sort
  • A head injury or high intracranial pressure
  • Asthma
  • Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Propoxyphene Hydrochloride to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

Dosing Information for Propoxyphene Hydrochloride

The dose of propoxyphene hydrochloride that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • How you respond to propoxyphene hydrochloride
  • Other medications you are taking
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
     
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
(Click Propoxyphene Hydrochloride Dosage for more information.)
 
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