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Who should not take pentazocine and acetaminophen?

You should not take pentazocine and acetaminophen if it has not been prescribed for you. Also, do not take it if you have certain conditions, including severe bowel problems, allergies to any of the ingredients and cirrhosis of the liver. Drug abuse, pregnancy, stomach problems, allergies, asthma, recent head injuries or tumors in the brain, liver or kidney problems, porphyria (a genetic problem affecting your skin or nervous system), thyroid problems, a heart condition, a seizure disorder, prostate problems, mental or mood disorders or a history of suicidal thoughts may become complicated by taking pentazocine and acetaminophen, so discuss your medical history with your doctor before taking it. If you drink an excessive amount of alcohol, you should not take pentazocine and acetaminophen. The elderly, children and pregnant or breastfeeding women may not be able to take pentazocine and acetaminophen.

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