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Is naloxone pentazocine have the same function as hydrocodone?
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Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Somewhat
Pentaxocine is a mixed opioid agonist - antagonist, which means that it not only relieves pain through the mu-opiate receptor but blocks it as well.
Hydrocodone is a pure mu receptor agonist.

In brief: Somewhat
Pentaxocine is a mixed opioid agonist - antagonist, which means that it not only relieves pain through the mu-opiate receptor but blocks it as well.
Hydrocodone is a pure mu receptor agonist.
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