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When and How to Take It

Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with Talwin Nx include the following:
  • This medication comes as a tablet. It is normally taken by mouth every three to four hours.
  • Do not take more than 12 tablets a day.
  • You can take Talwin Nx with or without food. Try taking it with food if it seems to bother your stomach.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. Do not increase your dose or stop the medication suddenly without your healthcare provider's approval.

Dosing Information

The Talwin Nx dose your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a few factors, including:
  • Your pain level
  • How you respond to the medication
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you are taking.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Talwin Nx Dosage for more information.)

Side Effects of Talwin Nx

Just like any medicine, Talwin Nx can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Some of the possible side effects of Talwin Nx include but are not limited to:
(Click Talwin Nx Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
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