Talwin Compound

Active Ingredient(s): Aspirin, ASA + Pentazocine
FDA Approved: * November 12, 1975
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".



Talwin Compound Overview

Pentazocine,[2] sold under the brand name Talwin among others, is a painkiller used to treat moderate to severe pain. It is believed to work by activating (agonizing) κ-opioid receptors (KOR) and μ-opioid receptors (MOR). As such it is called an opioid as it delivers its effects on pain by interacting with the opioid receptors. It shares many of the side effects of other opioids like constipation, nausea, itching, drowsiness and respiratory depression, but unlike mos...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Aspirin, ASA + Pentazocine
  • Tablet: 325mg + 12.5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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