What is Pentazocine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Talwin Sosenol

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See also: Acetaminophen-pentazocine

Pentazocine is an opioid pain killer for the treatment of moderate to severe pain.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Pentazocine

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Pentazocine

Dosage Patients
120 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Pentazocine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Pentazocine

Duration

Currently taking Pentazocine

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Pentazocine

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Pentazocine after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Tramadol (Ultram) 1
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1 patient evaluation for Pentazocine

Jul 11, 2010 (Started Sep 24, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: i built up a intolerance to most pain meds
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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