"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that injectable drugs used in total parenteral nutrition (TPN) in critical shortage will be imported into the United States and available to patients this week.
TPN is an intravenous"...
(Generic versions may still be available.)
For the relief of moderate pain
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Adults. The usual adult dose is 2 caplets three or four times a day.
Pediatric Patients. Since clinical experience in pediatric patients under 12 years of age is limited, administration of TALWIN Compound (pentazocine and aspirin) in this age group is not recommended.
Duration of Therapy. Patients with chronic pain who receive pentazocine orally for prolonged periods have only rarely been reported to experience withdrawal symptoms when administration was abruptly discontinued (see WARNINGS). Tolerance to the analgesic effect of pentazocine has also been reported only rarely. Significant abnormalities of liver and kidney function tests have not been reported, even after prolonged administration of pentazocine.
Caplets, white, each containing pentazocine hydrochloride equivalent to 12.5 mg base and aspirin 325 mg. Bottles of 100 (NDC 0024-1927-04).
Store at room temperature up to 30° C (86° F).This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/28/2005
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