pentazocine HCl/pentazocine lac-tate

pentazocine HCl/pentazocine lac-tate (pentaz´ōsēn),

n brand names: Talwin, Talwin NX;
drug class: synthetic opioid/mixed agonist/antagonist, Controlled Substance Schedule IV;
action: interacts with opioid receptors in the central nervous system to alter pain perception;
uses: moderate to severe pain alone or in combination with aspirin or acetaminophen.