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Talwin Nx

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Talwin Nx Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose

What happens if I miss a dose (Talwin Nx)?

Since this medication is sometimes used as needed, you may not be on a dosing schedule. If you are taking the medication regularly, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and wait until your next regularly scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose (Talwin Nx)?

Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.

Overdose symptoms may include extreme drowsiness, weak pulse, shallow breathing, or fainting.

What should I avoid while taking naloxone and pentazocine (Talwin Nx)?

Do not take naloxone and pentazocine with other narcotic pain medications, sedatives, tranquilizers, muscle relaxers, or other medicines that can make you sleepy or slow your breathing. Dangerous side effects may result.

Do not drink alcohol while you are taking naloxone and pentazocine. Alcohol can increase some of the side effects of narcotic pain medicine.

Naloxone and pentazocine can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert.

What other drugs will affect naloxone and pentazocine (Talwin Nx)?

Before you take naloxone and pentazocine, tell your doctor if you are now using or have recently used other narcotic medications such as:

  • fentanyl (Actiq, Duragesic);
  • hydrocodone (Lortab, Vicodin);
  • hydromorphone (Dilaudid, Palladone);
  • levorphanol (Levo-Droman);
  • meperidine (Demerol);
  • methadone (Diskets, Methadose, Dolophine);
  • morphine (Duramorph, Kadian, MS Contin, Oramorph, and others);
  • nalbuphine (Nubain);
  • oxycodone (Oxycontin);
  • oxymorphone (Numorphan, Opana); or
  • pentazocine (Talwin Lactate).

This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with naloxone and pentazocine. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

Where can I get more information?

Your pharmacist can provide more information about naloxone and pentazocine.


Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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