Propoxyphene (PPX)

Tests for Propoxyphene

Propoxyphene is a prescription drug used to controlled pain. It is also available on the illicit market. It is a mild narcotic analgesic found in various pharmaceutical preparations, usually as the hydrochloride. Propoxyphene is a narcotic analgesic structurally related to methadone, sold as Darvocet, Darvon, Dolene, Novrad. It is most often combined with aspirin, acetaminophen, caffeine or napsylate to treat mild to moderate pain.

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The drug testing kits below yield a positive result when Propoxyphene in urine exceed 300 ng/mL. This is the suggested screening cut-off for positive specimens set by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA, USA).controlled substance available only on the illicit market.