Talwin

Prescription required

Buy Talwin Online

FREE Shipping in Canada

Available Form:  

TABLET

Manufacturer name:  

Sanofi-Aventis

Generic name:  

PENTAZOCINE

Strength:  

50MG

What is Talwin?

Talwin (Pentazocine) belongs to the class of medications called narcotic analgesics (pain relievers). It is used for the relief of chronic or acute pain of moderate to severe degree.

Canada's Leading Online Pharmacy

We make it unbelievably easy to fill prescriptions, consult with pharmacists, and order medications online

What would you like to do?

info

Refill your Talwin prescription

Consult a doctor for Talwin over call

Upload your Talwin prescription

Enter your phone to save time & money

+1

By proceeding, you agree to our Terms of Use & Privacy Policy. Message and data rates may apply.

Talwin Price and Cost Calculator

Talwin Indication

Talwin (Pentazocine) belongs to the class of medications called narcotic analgesics (pain relievers). It is used for the relief of chronic or acute pain of moderate to severe degree. It works by affecting the central nervous system.

This medication may be available under multiple brand names and/or in several different forms. Any specific brand name of Talwin (Pentazocine) may not be available in all of the forms or approved for all of the conditions discussed here. As well, some forms of Talwin (Pentazocine) may not be used for all of the conditions discussed here.

Your doctor may have suggested Talwin (Pentazocine) for conditions other than those listed in these drug information articles. If you have not discussed this with your doctor or are not sure why you are being given Talwin (Pentazocine), speak to your doctor. Do not stop taking Talwin (Pentazocine) without consulting your doctor.

Do not give Talwin (Pentazocine) to anyone else, even if they have the same symptoms as you do. It can be harmful for people to take Talwin (Pentazocine) if their doctor has not prescribed it.

Talwin Dosage

The usual adult starting dose of Talwin (Pentazocine) tablets is 50 mg every 4 hours after meals when required. Dosage is adjusted by the doctor based on response and side effects up to 100 mg every 3 to 4 hours.

The injectable is usually given in a hospital setting. It may be injected under the skin, into a muscle, or into a vein. The dose varies according to needs.

Many things can affect the dose of a medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. If your doctor has recommended a dose different from the ones listed here, do not change the way that you are taking the medication without consulting your doctor.

Talwin (Pentazocine) may be habit-forming if taken for long periods of time.Do not stop taking Talwin (Pentazocine) without talking with your doctor. If Talwin (Pentazocine) is stopped suddenly, you may experience withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, sweating, trouble sleeping, shakiness, nausea, tremors, Diarrhea, or hallucinations. If you plan on stopping the medication, your doctor may want you to reduce the dose gradually to reduce the severity of withdrawal effects.

It is important to take Talwin (Pentazocine) exactly as prescribed by your doctor. If your doctor has told you to take Talwin (Pentazocine) on a regular basis and you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible and continue with your regular schedule. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one. If you are not sure what to do after missing a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.

Store Talwin (Pentazocine) at room temperature, protect it from light and moisture, and keep it out of the reach of children.

Do not dispose of medications in wastewater (e.g. down the sink or in the toilet) or in household garbage. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medications that are no longer needed or have expired.

Talwin Side Effects

Many medications can cause side effects. A side effect is an unwanted response to a medication when it is taken in normal doses. Side effects can be mild or severe, temporary or permanent. The side effects listed below are not experienced by everyone who takes Talwin (Pentazocine). If you are concerned about side effects, discuss the risks and benefits of Talwin (Pentazocine) with your doctor.

The following side effects have been reported by at least 1% of people taking this medication. Many of these side effects can be managed, and some may go away on their own over time.

Contact your doctor if you experience these side effects and they are severe or bothersome. Your pharmacist may be able to advise you on managing side effects.

  • blurred or double-vision or other changes in vision
  • confusion
  • Constipation
  • diarrhea
  • dizziness, lightheadedness, or feeling faint
  • Dry Mouth
  • drowsiness
  • false sense of well-being
  • headache
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea or vomiting
  • nightmares or unusual dreams
  • redness, swelling, pain, or burning at place of injection (applies to injectable form of medication only)
  • stomach cramps or pain
  • trouble sleeping
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

Although most of these side effects listed below don't happen very often, they could lead to serious problems if you do not check with your doctor or seek medical attention.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

  • feelings of disassociation from reality
  • hallucinations
  • increased sweating
  • redness or flushing of face
  • ringing or buzzing in the ears
  • signs of allergic reaction such as Hives, itching, or skin rash
  • symptoms of urinary retention such as decrease in amount of urine, or difficult or painful urination
  • trembling or uncontrolled muscle movements
  • unusual excitement or restlessness (especially in children)

Stop taking the medication and seek immediate medical attention if any of the following occur:

  • confusion
  • dizziness (severe)
  • drowsiness (severe)
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • nervousness or restlessness (severe)
  • signs of a serious allergic reaction (e.g., abdominal cramps, difficulty breathing, nausea and vomiting, or swelling of the face and throat)
  • signs of a severe skin reaction (e.g., blistering, peeling, a rash covering a large area of the body, a rash that spreads quickly, or a rash combined with Fever or discomfort)
  • signs of breathing problems (e.g., shallow, irregular breathing, or slow or troubled breathing)
  • signs of taking too much medication (overdose; e.g., cold, clammy skin, pinpoint-sized pupils of eyes, slow heartbeat, or seizures)
  • weakness (severe)
Some people may experience side effects other than those listed. Check with your doctor if you notice any symptom that worries you while you are taking Talwin (Pentazocine).

Talwin Available form

Each round, flat, bevelled white tablet, engraved with "FtL" on one side and "50" on the other side contains Talwin (Pentazocine) HCl equivalent to 50 mg of Talwin (Pentazocine) base. Nonmedicinal ingredients: calcium phosphate (dibasic), colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium lauryl sulfate, and sodium metabisulfite.

Talwin Contraindications

Do not take htis medication if you are allergic to Talwin (Pentazocine) or to any of the ingredients of the medication.

Talwin Precautions

There may be an interaction between Talwin (Pentazocine) and any of the following:

If you are taking any of these medications, speak with your doctor or pharmacist. Depending on your specific circumstances, your doctor may want you to:

  • stop taking one of the medications,
  • change one of the medications to another,
  • change how you are taking one or both of the medications, or
  • leave everything as is.

An interaction between two medications does not always mean that you must stop taking one of them. Speak to your doctor about how any drug interactions are being managed or should be managed.

Medications other than those listed above may interact with Talwin (Pentazocine). Tell your doctor or prescriber about all prescription, over-the-counter (non-prescription), and herbal medications you are taking. Also tell them about any supplements you take. Since caffeine, alcohol, the Nicotine from cigarettes, or street drugs can affect the action of many medications, you should let your prescriber know if you use them.

Talwin Warnings

Before you begin using a medication, be sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions or Allergies you may have, any medications you are taking, whether you are pregnant or breast-feeding, and any other significant facts about your health. These factors may affect how you should use Talwin (Pentazocine).

Abdominal conditions: Talwin (Pentazocine) may make the diagnosis of abdominal conditions more difficult or it may worsen these conditions. If you have an abdominal conditions such as inflammatory or obstructive bowel disease, acute cholecystitis, or pancreatitis, discuss with your doctor how Talwin (Pentazocine) may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of this medication, and whether any special monitoring is needed.

Breathing: Talwin (Pentazocine) can suppress breathing. If you are at risk for breathing difficulties, such as Asthma, discuss with your doctor how Talwin (Pentazocine) may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of Talwin (Pentazocine), and whether any special monitoring is needed.

Dependence and withdrawal: Physical dependence, psychological dependence, and abuse have occurred with the use of Talwin (Pentazocine). People with a history of past or current Substance Use Problems may be at greater risk of developing abuse or addiction while taking Talwin (Pentazocine). Abuse is not a problem with people who require Talwin (Pentazocine) for pain relief. If you suddenly stop taking Talwin (Pentazocine), you may experience withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, sweating, trouble sleeping, shaking, pain, nausea, tremors, diarrhea, and hallucinations. If you have been taking Talwin (Pentazocine) for a while, stopping taking it should be done gradually as directed by your doctor.

Drowsiness/reduced alertness: Talwin (Pentazocine) may cause drowsiness. Do not drive, operate machinery, or perform other potentially hazardous tasks until you have determined how Talwin (Pentazocine) affects you.

Head injury: If you have a head injuries or increased pressure in the head, you may have a higher risk of experiencing side effects (breathing problems) or worsening of your condition while taking Talwin (Pentazocine); discuss with your doctor how Talwin (Pentazocine) may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of Talwin (Pentazocine), and whether any special monitoring is needed.

Heart disease: Talwin (Pentazocine) may increase blood pressure and cause increased work for the heart. People with high blood pressure or heart disease should discuss with your doctor how Talwin (Pentazocine) may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of Talwin (Pentazocine), and whether any special monitoring is needed.

Kidney function: If you have Kidney Disease or reduced kidney function, discuss with your doctor how Talwin (Pentazocine) may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of Talwin (Pentazocine), and whether any special monitoring is needed.

Liver function: If you have liver disease or reduced liver function, discuss with your doctor how Talwin (Pentazocine) may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of Talwin (Pentazocine), and whether any special monitoring is needed.

Other medical conditions: If you are about to undergo surgery of the biliary tract, be cautious in taking Talwin (Pentazocine), as it may worsen your condition.

Talwin (Pentazocine) will worsen the effects of acute alcohol intoxication and delirium tremens.

As well, if you have low Thyroid (Hypothyroidism), Addison's Disease, benign prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate), urethral stricture, decreased function of the adrenal glands, or porphyria, discuss with your doctor how Talwin (Pentazocine) may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of Talwin (Pentazocine), and whether any special monitoring is needed.

Seizures: Talwin (Pentazocine) may cause seizures, especially when higher doses are used or when taken with other medications that may increase the risk of seizures, such as:

The risk of seizures is also higher for people with Epilepsy, a history of seizures, or who are at risk of seizures (e.g., people with head trauma).

Pregnancy: Talwin (Pentazocine) should not be used during pregnancy unless the benefits outweigh the risks. If you become pregnant while taking Talwin (Pentazocine), contact your doctor immediately.

Breast-feeding: Talwin (Pentazocine) passes into breast milk. If you are a breast-feeding mother and are taking Talwin (Pentazocine), it may affect your baby. Talk to your doctor about whether you should continue breast-feeding.

Children: The safety and effectiveness of using Talwin (Pentazocine) have not been established for children. Accidental ingestion of Talwin (Pentazocine) by children may lead to severe and even fatal consequences. Keep Talwin (Pentazocine) out of the reach of children.

Talwin frequently asked questions

How To Buy Talwin Online?

You can buy Talwin online at PocketPills if you already have a valid prescription from your doctor. You can get started by uploading your prescription, ordering a refill by transferring any existing medications to our pharmacy or talking to one of our Canadian Doctors to get an online prescription. Get started now!

How To Get a Prescription for Talwin?

You can consult a Canadian doctor online at pocketpills.com. Our physicians can prescribe medications online during your consultation. Once you receive a prescription, you'll have the option to have it delivered to your door in discreet packaging and at no additional cost!. Click here to get an online prescription today!

Can I Get Same-Day Delivery?

Yes! We do provide same-day delivery in select areas. We do next business day delivery and can also ship overnight as well.

How Much is Shipping Cost for Talwin in Canada?

Shipping cost for Talwin to you in Canada is zero. Pocketpills offers FREE shipping anywhere in Canada to help you get access to treatment.

How to get Talwin delivered to my home?

You could get Talwin delivered at your doorstep from us in Canada if you ordered prescription medications with a valid prescription. If you are not sure if we deliver to your area, contact us.

How to get Talwin in Canada for free?

You can get Talwin for free in Canada if your health insurance provider covers it fully. Contact your provider or us to help you find out if you qualify to get Talwin for free.

Can I consult a doctor online to get Talwin?

Yes. You can book a consultation online with a Canadian doctor here with us at PocketPills to see if you qualify for a prescription to order Talwin.

Can I buy Talwin without a prescription?

You need a valid prescription to buy Talwin from us. Contact us if you need a prescription. One of our doctors can give you a telephone call at your convenience.

References

All material © 1996-2021 MediResource Inc. Terms and conditions of use. The contents herein are for informational purposes only. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health providers with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

Reading is good for you...

Reading about what's good for you is even better.

Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
All about Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Medications
How Effective Is Bupropion In Treating Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Related Drugs

Already a member?

Sign In
You're almost there!

Simply sign in to join
over 150,000 satisfied members:

or

+1

By proceeding, you agree to our Terms of Use & Privacy Policy. Message and data rates may apply.


Prefer to sign up over the phone?

Our care team can't wait to take your call!

 

Refill your Talwin prescription 

You don't have to wait in line at the store to fill your prescriptions. You can have your doctor fax your prescription to them, input the details of your old pharmacy online, or take a picture of your prescription with the online pharmacy app.

Get an online prescription for Talwin from a Canadian doctor now

Skip the waiting room! See a Canadian doctor online, for free and get treated for any common condition on your phone. 

*Note: Fully covered with a British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba or Ontario health card

Upload your Talwin prescription

Upload a picture of your prescription(s), allowing us to receive an image of your prescription and begin the process of filling your prescription(s). However, we will require the original hard copy of your prescription to be sent to us in order to complete filling your prescription.