pentazocine


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analgesic

 [an″al-je´zik]
1. relieving pain.
2. pertaining to analgesia.
3. an agent that relieves pain without causing loss of consciousness.
narcotic analgesic opioid analgesic.
nonsteroidal antiinflammatory analgesic (NSAIA) nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug.
opiate analgesic (opioid analgesic) any of a class of compounds that bind with a number of closely related specific receptors (opioid receptors) in the central nervous system to block the perception of pain or affect the emotional response to pain; such compounds include opium and its derivatives, as well as a number of synthetic compounds, and are used for moderate to severe pain. Chronic administration or abuse may lead to dependence.

pen·taz·o·cine

(pen-taz'ō-sēn),
An opioid agonist-antagonist analgesic with some possibility for addiction but this only rarely involves withdrawal syndrome and tolerance; irritating to tissues on local injection.

pentazocine

(pĕn-tăz′ə-sēn′)
n.
A synthetic opioid drug, C19H27NO, used as an analgesic for moderate to severe pain, often given in the form of its hydrochloride or lactate salt and, in oral form, usually combined with naloxone.

pentazocine

Pain medicine An IV mixed opioid sedative and analgesic–Talwin and naloxone Route Oral, injected. See Opioids.

pentazocine

A synthetic painkilling drug with actions similar to those of MORPHINE. A brand name is Fortral.
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Comparison between pentazocine, pethidine and placebo in the treatment of post-anaesthetic shivering.
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Kuti15 and colleagues compared the analgesic efficacy and side effects of intramuscular (I/M) Pentazocine and Tramadol during labour analgesia and found that Pentazocine has better analgesic efficacy at sixty minutes after injection 47.7% as compared with 30.9% experienced moderate to good pain relief and 34.1% patients in Pentazocine group and 14.3% in Tramadol group rated their pain as mild after sixty minutes of drug administration.
Compounds with mixed agonist and antagonist activity at opioid receptors have been synthesized and they include pentazocine (Sosegon), butorphanol (not available in Pakistan, Stadol), and buprenorphine (Temgesic), are the most commonly available drugs at the sale counter of medical stores and
Other commonly encountered drugs that were evaluated included acetaminophen, 6-acetylmorphine, acetylsalicylic acid, alprazolam, amphetamine, benzoylecgonine, caffeine, cathinone, cocaethylene, cocaine, codeine, dextromethorphan, diazepam, flunitrazepam, flurazpam, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, ibuprofen, imipramine, lorazepam, methadone, methamphetamine, 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, morphine, nicotine, nitrazepam, oxazepam, pentazocine, phencyclidine, and temazepam at 1000 [micro]g/L.