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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

/pen·taz·o·cine/ (pen-taz´o-sēn) a synthetic opioid analgesic, used in the form of the hydrochloride and lactate salts as an analgesic and anesthesia adjunct.

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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Nicotine and other tobaccoconstituents speed up themetabolism of theophylline,an asthma drug, and pentazocine,a pain-killer, and to alesser extent certain tranquilizers,analgesics and anti-depressants.
2 mg, ranitidine 50 mg, ondansetron 4 mg, and pentazocine 30 mg (all administered intravenously.
All of them were given diazepam, ranitidine and metoclopramide orally the previous night and were premedicated in the operation theatre with pentazocine and atropine intramuscularly 45 - 70 minutes prior to the induction.
dagger]) The six mutually exclusive categories are 1) long-acting: buprenorphine, fentanyl, morphine, oxycodone, oxymorphone, and tapentadol; 2) other Schedule II short-acting: fentanyl, hydromorphone, levorphanol, meperidine, methadone, morphine, oxymorphone and tapentadol; 3) oxycodone shortacting; 4) hydrocodone short-acting; 5) Schedule III-IV and nalbuphine: codeine, dihydrocodeine, butorphanol, nalbuphine, pentazocine and propoxyphene; 6) tramadol.
This is supported by the absence of such action by nonmu-agonist opioids (such as nalbuphine [Nubain[R]] [kappa agonist and mu antagonist] or pentazocine [Talwin[R]] [kappa and delta agonist]) (Malinovsky et al.
Premedication with cefotaxime (50 mg/ kg), dexamethasone (2 mg/kg) and pentazocine (2mg/kg) was given intravenously.
Comparison between pentazocine, pethidine and placebo in the treatment of post-anaesthetic shivering.
Efficacy of continuous subcutaneous pentazocine infusion for the postoperative analgesia in lower abdominal surgery.
Nor was tramadol superior to the agents it was compared with in the 4 other active-controlled trials--dihydrocodeine, (14) dextropropoxyphene, (15) pentazocine, (16) and diclofenac (17)--in reducing pain intensity.