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Talacen Dosage

Generic name: pentazocine hydrochloride and acetaminophen
Dosage form: Caplets

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Oct 7, 2019.


The usual adult dose is 1 caplet every 4 hours as needed for pain relief, up to a maximum of 6 caplets per day.

The usual duration of therapy is dependent upon the condition being treated but in any case should be reviewed regularly by the physician. The effect of meals on the rate and extent of bioavailability of both pentazocine and acetaminophen has not been documented.

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