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Precautions and Warnings With Pentazocine/Naloxone

Before prescribing pentazocine/naloxone, your healthcare provider will ask you about your medical history and any medications, vitamins, or supplements you are taking. These details are important to help determine whether pentazocine/naloxone is appropriate for you. Safety precautions associated with this medication also include warnings for people who have breathing problems, a history of seizures, a history of drug or alcohol abuse, and other issues.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking pentazocine/naloxone (Talwin® Nx) if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
  • Breastfeeding
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant.
You should also tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
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