EMEA Recommends Withdrawal of Dextropropoxyphene-Containing Medicines  
6/25/2009 9:57:35 PM

Doctor's Guide -- Finalising a review of the safety and efficacy of dextropropoxyphene-containing medicines, the European Medicines Agency's (EMEA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) concluded that their risks, particularly the risk of potentially fatal overdose, are greater than their benefits.