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Were you looking for information about Pentazocine? Pentazosin is a common misspelling of pentazocine.
 
If you suffer from moderate-to-severe pain, your healthcare provider may prescribe pentazocine lactate (Talwin®). Because this is a desired drug of abuse, it is considered a controlled substance and there are strict rules regarding its sale and use.
 
Some people are more likely to experience problems with this drug than others. For example, people who abuse the medication and suddenly stop using it are likely to experience withdrawal symptoms.
 
(Click Pentazocine for the full eMedTV article, which takes a detailed look at dosing, side effects, and available strengths, as well as conditions you should tell your healthcare provider about before using the medicine. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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