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Drug Maker Opposes Consolidation of Lawsuits Over Darvocet, Darvon

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Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals is fighting an attempt to consolidate and centralize all of the lawsuits over Darvon and lawsuits over Darvocet that have been filed in the federal court system, where it is expected that thousands of cases will ultimately be filed in various different district courts over the recently recalled painkillers.…

Darvon, Darvocet Lawsuit Consolidation Sought in Federal Court

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A motion filed last week is calling for all Darvon lawsuits and Darvocet lawsuits filed in various federal district courts throughout the United States to be centralized before one judge for coordinated handling during pretrial proceedings as part of an MDL, or multidistrict litigation.…

Darvocet Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Recalled Painkiller

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A class action lawsuit has been filed against Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals on behalf of people who took the recently recalled Darvocet painkiller, alleging that the drug maker failed to warn about the potential risk of serious and fatal heart problems. …

Darvocet Lawsuits

On November 19, 2010, the FDA announced a Darvocet recall, saying that the relatively weak painkiller’s health risks outweighed its limited benefits. The recall came after the FDA determined that side effects of Darvocet were linked to irregular heart rhythms which could sometimes be fatal.…

Darvon Lawsuits

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Darvon is the brand name for propoxyphene, a relatively weak painkiller that has been on the market for decades. On November 19, 2010, the FDA announced a Darvon recall after determining that the risk of Darvon side effects outweigh its health benefits. The recall came after the FDA analyzed data linking Darvon to potentially fatal irregular heart rhythms, a condition known as heart arryhthmia.…

Darvon and Darvocet Overdose “Black Box” Warning Required by FDA

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UPDATE 11/19/2010: Darvon and Darvocet were recalled by the FDA in November 2010. The FDA announced Tuesday that they are requiring a new “black box” warning about the risk of overdose with Darvocet and Darvon, despite recommendations from consumer advocacy groups and their own panel of independent experts that the drugs should be removed from the market.…

Recall of Darvocet and Darvon Recommended by FDA Panel

UPDATE 11/19/2010: The FDA decided to recall Darvocet and Darvon in November 2010. A panel of outside advisors to the FDA have recommended that the agency withdraw approval for the painkiller Darvon, which is also sold as Darvocet with the addition of acetaminophen. The panel found that the minimal pain relief benefits provided by the drugs do not outweigh the substantial risk of overdose, suicide and other known side effects of Darvon.…

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