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Depronal SA: sustained-action dextropropoxyphene

Abstract

Depronal SA is a slow-release formulation of dextropropoxyphene,1 a synthetic non-narcotic drug with about the same analgesic effect as codeine. The drug is available alone as 65 mg capsules (Doloxene) and also mixed with various other drugs, e.g. as Doloxene Co-65 (with aspirin, phenacetin and caffeine) and as Distalgesic (with paracetamol).

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