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Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Talwin if you have:
 
  • Past or present drug or alcohol dependence or abuse problems
  • Liver disease, such as cirrhosis, liver failure, or hepatitis
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Breathing problems, such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or any other lung disease
  • A head injury, brain tumor, or increased pressure around the brain
  • A history of seizures
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
   
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Talwin Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)
 

What If I Overdose on Talwin?

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

How Should This Medication Be Stored?

Talwin 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.
 
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Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
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