Manufacturer: Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals
Date approved: October 18, 1972
Approved uses: Painkiller
Related topics: Darvon
Common Misspellings: Darveset, Darviset, Darvocette, Darvoset
Darvocet Recall – Jury Verdicts
VERDICT – MEDICAL MALPRACTICE – ALLEGED FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE AND TREAT STREP THROAT – EXCESSIVE GLANDULAR SWELLING OF THE THROAT – MECHANICAL OBSTRUCTION OF AIRWAY – WRONGFUL DEATH OF 16-YEAR-OLD BOY.
This was a medical malpractice/wrongful death action filed against the defendant pediatrician and three of his associates by the father of the 16-year-old decedent. One of the medical associates, who prescribed Darvocet for the decedent over the telephone, settled prior to trial for an undisclosed sum. A second associate, the senior partner of the defendants’ medical association.
– from The Florida Jury Verdict Review and Analysis (27505)