The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
October 19, 1990
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October 19, 1990 (Issue: 829)Dezocine (Dalgan - Astra), a new synthetic opioid agonist/antagonist structurally related to pentazocine (Talwin), was recently approved for parenteral use as an analgesic by the US Food and Drug Administration.
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