Who should not take pentazocine and naloxone?

You should not take pentazocine and naloxone if you are allergic to any of its ingredients, dependent on narcotics, taking GHB (sodium oxybate) or have diarrhea. Other medical conditions may be complicated by use of this drug. These include: having a history of blood or electrolyte problems, porphyria (a genetic problem affecting your skin or nervous system), an enlarged prostate, increased pressure in your brain, seizures, high blood pressure, heart problems, underactive thyroid, breathing or lung problems, adrenal gland problems, liver or kidney conditions, difficulty urinating, a bladder or urethra blockage, gallbladder problems, stomach or intestinal problems, a recent head injury or brain tumor, muscle problems, mental or mood problems, suicidal thoughts or heart attack.

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