Talwin

Active Ingredient(s): Pentazocine
FDA Approved: * July 24, 1967
Pharm Company: * HOSPIRA
Category: Pain Relief

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... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Dosage List

Talwin 30 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution
NDC: 0409-1920
Labeler:
Hospira, Inc.
Talwin 30 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution
NDC: 0409-1941
Labeler:
Hospira, Inc.
Talwin 30 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution
NDC: 52584-941
Labeler:
General Injectables & Vaccines, Inc

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