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In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Pentazocine (pentazocine systemic) is a member of the drug class narcotic analgesics and is used to treat Anesthesia, Labor Pain, Pain and Sedation.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Opioid analgesic

Chemical Name

2,6-Methano-3-benzazocin-8-ol, 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexahydro-6,11-dimethyl-3-(3-methyl-2-butenyl)-, (2α,6α,11R*)-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Pentazocina (OS: DCIT)
  • Pentazocine (OS: USAN, DCF, JAN, BAN)
  • NIH 7958 (IS)
  • Win 20228 (IS: Winthrop)
  • Pentazocin (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Pentazocine (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Eur. 7, USP 34)
  • Pentazocinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Pentazocine Hydrochloride (OS: BANM, USAN)
  • CS 350 (IS: Sankyo)
  • Pentazocine (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Pentazocine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2011, USP 34)
  • Pentazocine hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Pentazocinhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Pentazocini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Pentazocine Lactate (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • Pentazocine lactate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Pentazocine Lactate (PH: BP 2011)
  • Pentazocini lactas (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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