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What is pentazocine and naloxone?

Pentazocine and naloxone is a prescription combination of pain relievers to treat people with minor to severe pain. The drug works in the brain to limit the amount of pain you feel. The drug is marketed under the brand name Talwin NX. The drug is to be taken by mouth and can be very dangerous if taken in any other way.

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