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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Talwin (Overview)

Talwin is a that can both increase and decrease narcotic effects which is a kind of pain medication.


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What is talwin (pentazocine)?

What is talwin (pentazocine)?

Pentazocine: Pentazocine is a synthetically prepared prototypical mixed agonist-antagonist narcotic (opioid analgesic) drug of the benzomorphan class of opioids used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
23 Doctors shared insights

Talwin (Overview)

Talwin is a that can both increase and decrease narcotic effects which is a kind of pain medication.


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I recently lost my health care provider who prescribed talwin for chronic back pain for many years. I am now finding it impossible to find any doctor who will treat me. My back pain is so bad I've been to the emergency room twice this month. Over the yea

I recently lost my health care provider who prescribed talwin for chronic back pain for many years. I am now finding it impossible to find any doctor who will treat me. My back pain is so bad I've been to the emergency room twice this month. Over the yea

Talwin (pentazocine): Talwin is a combination of pentazocine hydrochloride and Naloxone hydrochloride. It is used for moderate to severe pain. There are several similar medications used for pain. Please seek help from a pain management doctor, physiatrist, neurologist, spine surgeon. .. ...Read more

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Has anyone heard of talwin (pentazocine) nx tablets- medication and the effects of it?

Talwin (pentazocine) -Pentazicine: Talwin or generic name pentazocine is narcotic pain medicine not used much these days, it also comes in combination with Naloxone to prevent the misuse of the narcotic ingredient. It can cause confusion, hallucinations, weak or shalow breathing, chest pain, seizures, cold clammy skin, tromors, severe axiety, headaches, constipation or diarrhea, blurred vision, ringing in ears, nausea vomiting and loss of appeti. ...Read more

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What if you took talwin (pentazocine) and promethazine together how long will it take to get out of your system?

What if you took talwin (pentazocine) and promethazine together how long will it take to get out of your system?

4-5 days: Probably 4-5 days for this to clear your system. Not a good idea to take this unless prescribed by a doctor. ...Read more

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What is talwin (pentazocine)?

Pentazocine: Pentazocine is a synthetically prepared prototypical mixed agonist-antagonist narcotic (opioid analgesic) drug of the benzomorphan class of opioids used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. ...Read more

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What is the price range of talwin (pentazocine) nx?

Talwin (pentazocine): Call your pharmacy and ask them how much it is......... ...Read more

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Is talwin (pentazocine) being made anymore. What are they going to substitute?

Talwin (pentazocine) nx: Talwin (pentazocine) is not available in us but a combination product called talwin (pentazocine)nx, which is combination of talwin (pentazocine) and nalaxone still available by prescrption as scedule4 drug.Naloxone part prevents abuse of the drug, will cause withdrawl in opoid dependant patients. ...Read more

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Has anyone heard of talwin (pentazocine) nx tablets- medication and the effects of it?

Talwin (pentazocine) -Pentazicine: Talwin or generic name pentazocine is narcotic pain medicine not used much these days, it also comes in combination with Naloxone to prevent the misuse of the narcotic ingredient. It can cause confusion, hallucinations, weak or shalow breathing, chest pain, seizures, cold clammy skin, tromors, severe axiety, headaches, constipation or diarrhea, blurred vision, ringing in ears, nausea vomiting and loss of appeti. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about talwin (pentazocine) nx tablets- medication and have any opionions on the effects of it?

Talwin (pentazocine) NX: This is a combination of pentazocine and nalaxone. It is an analgesic medication- used for pain control. ...Read more

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Is there a replacement of the drug talwin (pentazocine)?

Is there a replacement of the drug talwin (pentazocine)?

Talwin (pentazocine) nx: Talwin (pentazocine) is not available in us but a combination product called talwin (pentazocine)nx, which is combination of talwin (pentazocine) and nalaxone still available by prescrption as scedule4 drug.Naloxone part prevents abuse of the drug, will cause withdrawl in opoid dependant patients. ...Read more

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Why there is a shortage of the pain medicine talwin (pentazocine)?

Why there is a shortage of the pain medicine talwin (pentazocine)?

Manufactuer: There was a manufacturing recall awhile back. Plus now that darvocet is off the amrket I think more talwin (pentazocine) is being prescribed. ...Read more

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Has anyone heard any info on the drug talwin (pentazocine) and or a replacement?

Has anyone heard any info on the drug talwin (pentazocine) and or a replacement?

Talwin (pentazocine) -Pentazicine: Talwin or generic name pentazocine is narcotic pain medicine not used much these days, it also comes in combination with Naloxone to prevent the misuse of the narcotic ingredient. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me if a medicine called talwin (pentazocine) is a good pain medication?

Can anyone tell me if a medicine called talwin (pentazocine) is a good pain medication?

At times: Talwin (pentazocine) is a good pain med the IM, IV, and SC route and works well most of the time. The oral med is fairly good at pain control and has naloxone in it as it is a product for abuse so the added me inhibits its effect and makes it not usable as a illegal use. Everyone is a individual and their responses vary so in most cases it can work well. Watch kidney function. Hope this is helpful. ...Read more

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What if you took talwin (pentazocine) and promethazine together how long will it take to get out of your system?

4-5 days: Probably 4-5 days for this to clear your system. Not a good idea to take this unless prescribed by a doctor. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about talwin-a narcotic pain medication?

Can you tell me about talwin-a narcotic pain medication?

Pentazocine: Talwin (pentazocine) is a mixed agonist–antagonist narcotic (opioid analgesic) drug of the benzomorphan class of opioids used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. Pentazocine is administered by subcutaneous, intramuscular, and intravenous injection as the lactate. It is also available in 50 mg tablets with Naloxone added and also used in analgesic. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever heard of abusing talwin-a narcotic pain medication?

Absolutely!: Yes, although rare, I have had a few talwin (pentazocine) addicts in my substance abuse practice. Scary, right? Don't be fooled if someone tries to tell you otherwise! ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my doctor just prescribe me talwin (pentazocine) nx.?

Talwin (pentazocine): If you have concerns about a drug the Dr. Prescribes, ask the doc if something else might be appropriate ...Read more

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Is it okay to take the medications topamax (topiramate) or campral while taking talwin nx?

Yes: There are no contraindications to taking these two medications together. They both can cause drowsiness so there may be an additive effect from that standpoint. ...Read more

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Is there any drug for chronic back pain stronger that oxycontin beside talwin (pentazocine)?

Is there any drug for chronic back pain stronger that oxycontin beside talwin (pentazocine)?

Many options: Talwin (pentazocine) is rather weak. Oxycontin is rather strong. There are many options in between. ...Read more

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My oral surgeon prescribed me 2 different pain killers. One is talwin (pentazocine)?

My oral surgeon prescribed me 2 different pain killers. One is talwin (pentazocine)?

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I don't think you need to different narcotic analgesics. Talwin (pentazocine) is on the weaker end of the spectrum. ...Read more

Dr. Kamila Vagnerova
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