The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 16, Issue 5, pp 467–469 | Cite as

Propoxyphene (Darvon) hepatotoxicity

  • Neil C. Klein
  • Melville G. Magida
Case Reports


A case of hepatotoxicity secondary to propoxyphene is presented. A cholestatic hepatitis was found on liver biopsy, and the clinical and chemical picture was reproduced promptly by rechallenge with the drug.


Public Health Hepatitis Liver Biopsy Hepatotoxicity Propoxyphene 
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© Hoeber Medical Division • Harper & Row, Publishers, Incorporated 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • Neil C. Klein
    • 1
  • Melville G. Magida
    • 1
  1. 1.From the Department of MedicineStamford HospitalStamford

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