Acetaminophen and Pentazocine
An overdose of this medication can be life-threatening. Seek immediate medical attention if you or someone else may have overdosed on acetaminophen and pentazocine.
(Click Talacen Overdose for more information.)
Acetaminophen and pentazocine 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. When you no longer need the medicine, you should dispose of it; do not save it for later use. Ask your pharmacist how to properly dispose of acetaminophen and pentazocine.
What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?
Acetaminophen and pentazocine is usually taken just when needed for pain; therefore, you are unlikely to miss a dose. If you happen to take this medication regularly and forget your scheduled dose, take it as soon as you remember, unless it is almost time for the next dose. In this case, simply skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
This medicine is only available in generic form (see Generic Talacen).
The brand-name form of this medicine, sold under the name Talacen, was originally made by sanofi-aventis U.S., LLC. However, sanofi-aventis stopped making the brand-name medication. This drug is currently only available in generic form.
This medicine is available in one strength and form: Pentazocine 25 mg/acetaminophen 650 mg tablets.