GENERIC NAME: PROPOXYPHENE W/ASPIRIN - ORAL (pro-POX-ee-feen W/ASP-er-in)
WARNING: Children and teenagers should not use aspirin, aspirin- containing or aspirin-related medications for flu symptoms or chickenpox without first consulting a doctor. A rare but serious illness known as Reye's syndrome may occur. Propoxyphene should be used with extreme caution if at all in people who use alcohol, have a history of substance abuse or emotional conditions, or who already take drowsiness-causing drugs (e.g., antidepressants, barbiturates, muscle relaxants, pain relievers, sedatives). Fatalities have occurred in such patients when propoxyphene was misused.
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