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User Reviews for Darvocet-N 100

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Reviews for Darvocet-N 100

Paxie October 28, 2008

For Pain: “All this hooplah about the dangers of Darvocet. I used to take Tylenol 8 hour, but had to take it more than once or even more than twice a day and it did not take away the horrible muscle spasms I was getting, especially at night. I take Darvocet at bedtime, one time and it gets me through the night and the entire next day. It works for me and I'm not changing.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous June 23, 2008

For Pain: “For me, this is only slightly better than Tylenol, but it is what my doctor prescribes for me, so it is definitely better than nothing. I have no side effects from it, no sleepiness, upset stomach, etc.”

3 / 10
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I'm a believer... May 15, 2009

For Pain: “I use Darvocet for severe headaches if/when ibuprofen won't relieve the pain. I can take Darvocet and not have to miss work because of the headaches. The only (minor) side effect is a bit of drowsiness, which goes away after I drink my morning tea. The added benefit of the drowsiness is getting additional headache relief by sleeping (if I am at home). I hope and pray that the FDA's recent recommendation to withdraw it from the market is reconsidered. I would be lost without my Darvocet - I use it infrequently, and only out of necessity, but I wouldn't take any other pain prescription to stop my headache pain. Saying that acetaminophin is as effective as Darvocet is a JOKE; tylenol NEVER relieves my pain when taken alone.”

9 / 10
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JMcLC May 21, 2010

For Pain: “I have a herniated disc and a bulging disc. I've taken Darvocet for over a year. I can't take Vicodin - it makes me throw up constantly. I have no problems with the Darvocet. Some days I take none, some days up to three. I have no problem not taking it (no addiction). It does not work for my migraines. I take Midrin for those, but they are rare. I am able to function perfectly at work taking Darvocet, and if it weren't for the Darvocet, I might not be able to work full time. ”

8 / 10
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Meeshie June 24, 2009

For Pain: “I have been taking Darvocet for a while now. I take it for cramps, my horrible migraines, and now my horrible herniated disc which is pressing on my nerves and giving me terrible pain in my legs. I can't sleep without taking it and find it truly helpful to get me through the day. This back pain is the worst and I'm just happy I have something to help. I can't imagine having to go on without it and be in this much pain.”

9 / 10
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rheumatoid new shut in December 19, 2010

For Pain: “I have had rheumatoid arthritis for 40 years. I got it at age 4. This medication has now been taken off the market and I am finding my world getting very small. I have taken it for the past 12 years, no heart problems at all. My doctor has given me Vicodin and I'm a mess. Darvocet let me control pain by how much needed on good or bad days without the side effects of these other medicines. I can't believe there is no other medicine on the market that works the way this one does, allowing me to live a more normal life. Why couldn't they have allowed long time users to continue. ”

9 / 10
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Anonymous August 14, 2009

For Pain: “Darvocet is a good pain reliever with just enough narcotic to make it effective. But trust me, it can become addictive like anything else. I just went through withdrawal symptoms yesterday and part of today and didn't know what was going on until I looked this up on the computer and then took some to relieve the symptoms. But I believe all in all it's a safer alternative than other narcotics.”

7 / 10
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Anonymous March 27, 2009

For Pain: “I have had headaches for long as I can remember (25 yrs). When nothing works you just suffer. When you find something that works you have hope and not so afraid of the pain. Darvocet is the only thing that works for me.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous October 16, 2009

For Pain: “I just had surgery to correct a deviated septum yesterday and have found that Darvocet does help with the pain however it only lasts about two and a half hours meaning I am only able to sleep for a few hours at a time. I get terribly ill to my stomach with codeine and Vicodin and have not experienced this with the Darvocet which is a huge plus.”

5 / 10
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charlescity November 10, 2009

For Pain: “I had teeth pulled. Darvocet given for pain/ Darvocet made me very depressed. I would cry for no reason. I had a Military boss that told me not to take medicine. I called Doctor and stopped the medicine. I no longer had these side effects.”

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aussiechick August 10, 2009

For Pain: “Darvocet and Vicodin make me really sick and dizzy but if I start out taking 1/2 of a Darvocet and up the dose as needed and as handled, then I can use Vicodin if the pain is that bad, and I won't get sick. Sometimes I also take a Reglan at the same time, which usually cures the nausea for me.”

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Anonymous June 23, 2009

For Pain: “I just got my wisdom teeth out and I'm allergic to codeine, so the doctor gave me Darvocet. It doesn't make me sleepy, but I am dizzy and find complex problem-solving difficult. It helps ease some of the sharp pains in my jaw, but I still have a dull, throbbing pain that keeps me from sleeping. If only Vicodin didn't make me vomit.”

4 / 10
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Anonymous November 29, 2011

For Pain: “I used it for years as an intervention medicine to break cyclical migraines. I only needed it a couple of times a month, but when I needed it, nothing else worked. I'm currently nonfunctional without it, as I am either allergic or non responsive to other medications.”

10 / 10
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rhollusstar October 5, 2009

For Pain: “This medicine helps me with migraines, but it is grossly inferior to hydrocodone or oxycodone preparations. It can help if used in combination with a medication such as Soma if suffering from back pain, especially disc problems.”

7 / 10
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Anonymous January 31, 2011

For Pain: “I have been on and off this drug in some form for over 40 years. I have had no problems of any kind. I am taking generic Butalbital Comp-Codeine #3. I can barely tell I have taken anything, my pain is still so bad. I have never gotten as good a result with their products.”

8 / 10
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Anonymous December 14, 2009

For Pain: “This is okay if you have a minor headache but it's very weak. I had a Hematoma when I was pregnant and they would only give this to me and it still didn't get rid of the pain and that was PAINFUL. Thought I was having a miscarriage when it first came on. I would definitely not recommend this for anything other than headaches.”

3 / 10
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Kathyrex June 13, 2009

For Pain: “My 91 year old aunt was extremely hyper and hallucinated, after just 1 dose. She was up every 10-15 minutes and didn't sleep for about 40 hours. She had 5 broken ribs and didn't feel any pain while on the pills, but was in more pain after wards because of all the activity (bending, stooping and trying to lift things). ”

10 / 10
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Sun Baby April 14, 2012

For Pain: “This is the ONLY pain killer I can take due to Epilepsy as other pain killers cause allergic reactions or intolerance. Having been on Darvocet or its generic formula; even in spite of the anti-epileptic medications in addition to the medical conditions including MVP (cardiac) which would put this medication on the "shelf" exceptionally quick. Suffered no side effects or seizures at all. Therefore must also add having had this prescribed for minor to major injuries to sprains or strains. All my medications are carefully organized, whenever Darvocet is used, a schedule is configured out as not to rock the boat. Must add that Physicians trusts me with this where titration I can do myself from half to quartering and off.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous March 19, 2008

For Pain: “wonderful”

10 / 10
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30223 May 12, 2008

For Pain: “Davorcet is the only pain medicine I trust and it works for me.”

10 / 10
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Holt May 6, 2008

For Pain: “It will for sure help with the pain. Mine is a toothache, but it makes me soo sleepy. I sleep wonderful, but find it hard to want to wake up.”

9 / 10
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RIOLEO May 15, 2009

For Pain: “This is the only drug that eases my arthritis and doesn't cause me a lot of side effects. I've been taking it for several years and hope I never have to give it up.”

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Anonymous September 16, 2008

For Pain: “It's working for me also. I'm using it for some heavy duty pain and it's working but not 100%. I don't think there is much you can do to take the pain 100% away. But I thank the makers of Darvoset.”

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Gunnery Sgt. November 20, 2008

For Pain: “I have horrible monthly cramps and this is the ONLY thing that works. I can still function and pain is gone when I take it. I also get migraines - this works great for them.”

10 / 10
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painful life September 29, 2009

For Pain: “I broke my back when I was 16 and have had a total of 26 surgeries in my life. Have taken Darvocet for 46 yrs now and it has saved the day.”

10 / 10
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