Disease Information for Pentazocine (Talwin) Administration/Toxicity

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Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Carbon Dioxide Total Content/CO2
PCO2, arterial blood (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Opiate/Morphine overdose toxidrome
Porphyria, attack, acute intermittant
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Analgesic/injectable medication (example)
DRUG/Important Acute care drugs (example)
DRUG/Narcotic/analgesic drug (category)
DRUG/Narcotic/Opiate-opioid medication (example)
DRUG/Opioid Agonist/morphine-like drug (example)
DRUG/Opioid antagonist/agonist drug (example)
Synonyms
Synonym
2 6 Methano 3 benzazocin 8 ol 1 2 3 4 5 6 hexahydro 6 11 dimethyl 3 (3 methyl 2 butenyl) (2alpha 6alpha 11R*), Pentazocine, Pentazocine (product), Pentazocine (substance), PENTAZOCINE PREPARATION, Brand name/Talacen (Pentazocin-Acetamenophen), Brand name/Talwin (Pentazocine)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.1990 or before
DRUG/Dose 30 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 50 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose Q4 hrs Medication
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Intramuscular injection RX
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/IV requires lesser dose/Caution
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Weak analgesic synthetic opiod narcotic drug with mixed agonist-antagonist CNS effect; not for use in addiction or opioid habituation; oral and parenteral preparation; street drug use with antihustamines

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