Active Ingredient(s): Acetaminophen + Pentazocine
FDA Approved: * September 23, 1982
Pharm Company: * SANOFI AVENTIS US
Category: Pain Relief

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Talacen Overview

Paracetamol, also known as acetaminophen,[a] is a medication used to treat fever and mild to moderate pain.[11][12] At a standard dose, paracetamol only slightly decreases body temperature;[11][13][14] it is inferior to ibuprofen in that respect,[15] and the benefits of its use for fever are unclear.[11][16][17] Paracetamol may reliev...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acetaminophen

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Winthrop oblong blue T37

light blue oblong Winthrop T37 ## This is a drug called Talacen, it Acetaminophen 650mgs and Pentazocine 25mgs, this is a narcotic analgesic. ## my doctor has me on vicodin,for pain,he had me on different pills befor,i found a bottle of pills that i had been on befor but i cant remember what they were for,the bottle is wore off where the sticker was,the pills are light blue oblong,and on 1 side they say T 37,and the other side they say winthrop,,are they for inflmation,or are they like vicodin ## It is exactly what I posted above, Acetaminophen 650mgs and Pentazocine 25mgs, a narcotic analgesic, similar to but not the same narcotic ingredient as Vicodin. ## o im sorry i didnt know were the ansers were posted untill today.Thank you ## LOL! Not a problem, however, you may always want to l...

i was prescribed talacen 25 650 why did pharmacist give me norco 5-650?

I DON'T LIKE TAKING PAIN MEDICINES AND I WANT TO KNOW IF THESE TWO ARE THE SAME OR DIFFERENT. FOR IN MY SEARCHING, THEY DON'T SEEM TO BE THE SAME, BUT DIFFERENT.SHOULD I RETURN THESE AND REQUEST THE TALACEN FOR THESE SEEM TO BE STRONGER. ## Hello, Cynthia! How are you? Yes, they are different medications, though both are narcotics, but the Norco contains Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone. Learn more Norco details here. This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. However, the pharmacist couldn't have switched it, without your doctor's approval, so you should contact your doctor about the issue. Are there any other questions or concerns? ## THANKS, WILL ...


Why don't they prescribe... it helped with my a broken back ## Hi Dana, I'm not finding any specific details on why it's been discontinued, but my guess is that it's because Talacen contained 650 mgs of Acetaminophen. As of 2014, the FDA passed a law saying that 325 mgs was the new maximum allowed dose to be in these types of medications. A lot of the more popular drugs like Norco and Percocet have lowered their standard dose to meet those requirements. However, if the makers of Talacen didn't want to do this, then that could be a likely reason for them to stop producing more. Has anyone else heard why it was taken off the market?


long light blue, t37 on one side and winthorp on the other, it is a pill ## Based on the description provided, I found your blue pill to be Talacen; which is comprised of Acetaminophen (650 mg) + Pentazocine (25 mg) For more information about this drug, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you.

Green Pill Watson and 396 25/650 on it

I found a green oblong pill with the word WATSON on one side and on the opposite side there is a line down the middle with the numbers 396 on the left side and 25/650 on the right side. What is the pill and what is it for? ## This is a Talacen tablet, it contains 650mgs of Acetaminophen and 25mgs of Pentazocine, a strong narcotic pain reliever. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and dry mouth. Read more: Do you have any questions?


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Acetaminophen + Pentazocine
  • Tablet: 650mg + 25mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Talacen: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0024-1937 Talacen (Acetaminophen 650 mg / Pentazocine (As Pentazocine Hydrochloride) 25 mg) Oral Tablet by Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC

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