What is Dextropropoxyphene/paracetamol?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Co-proxamol Di-antalvic Di-gesic

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See also: Propoxyphene-Acetaminophen

Dextropropoxyphene is an opioid analgesic. It is used to manage mid to moderate level pain.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 6 3
Back pain 2 1
Difficulty sleeping through night 1 0
Hemiplegic migraine 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Dextropropoxyphene/paracetamol

Side effect Patients
Nausea and vomiting 1

Why patients stopped taking Dextropropoxyphene/paracetamol

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Doctor's advice 2
Other 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Dextropropoxyphene/paracetamol

Duration

Stopped taking Dextropropoxyphene/paracetamol

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for Dextropropoxyphene/paracetamol

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Jun 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $100-199 monthly

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