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Talwin Compound

Discontinued Warning IconPlease Note: This Brand Name drug is no longer available in the US.
(Generic versions may still be available.)

INDICATIONS

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 TherapyPatients 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.

 

HOW SUPPLIED

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).

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/28/2005
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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