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Talacen Side Effects

Some of the possible side effects that may occur with Talacen include constipation, drowsiness, and vomiting. While many of the reactions to this drug tend to be minor, serious problems can also occur. Seek immediate medical treatment if you experience seizures, hallucinations, or difficulty breathing.

An Introduction to Talacen Side Effects

Just like any medicine, Talacen® (acetaminophen and pentazocine) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with Talacen. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)

Common Side Effects With Talacen

For many medications, the prescribing information carefully details the exact percentage of side effects that were observed in clinical trials. However, the prescribing information for almost all older medications, including Talacen, contains only vague information on potential side effects, with no percentages given. Therefore, it can be difficult to know exactly how common the side effects of such medications may be.
Based on available information, some of the common side effects of Talacen include but are not limited to:
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Drowsiness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Dizziness
  • Sedation
  • Vomiting
  • Sweating.
Side effects that are less common may include:
  • Euphoria (unusually intense feelings of excitement or happiness)
  • Headache
  • Confusion
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dry mouth
  • Weakness
  • Unusual dreams
  • Insomnia
  • Fainting
  • Flushing
  • Chills
  • Abdominal (stomach) pain
  • Itching
  • Blurred vision or difficulty focusing
  • Pinpoint pupils
  • Tremors
  • Ringing in the ears.
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