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Dosing Information for Pentazocine

The pentazocine dose your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a few factors, including:
  • Your age
  • Your weight (in children)
  • How you respond to the medication
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Pentazocine Dosage for more information.)

Drug Interactions

Pentazocine may react with a number of other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Pentazocine).

What If I Overdose on This Drug?

An overdose of this medication can be quite dangerous and even life-threatening. Seek immediate medical attention if you or someone else may have taken too much pentazocine.
(Click Talwin Overdose for more information.)

Storage Information

Pentazocine should be stored at room temperature in a safe place to prevent theft or misuse. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember, unless it is almost time for the next dose. In this case, simply skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.

Is There a Generic Version?

This medicine is not available in generic form (see Generic Talwin).
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