1. G.Patton

    Pentazocine (Talwin) synthesis

    Introduction Pentazocine, sold under the brand name Talwin among others, is a painkiller used to treat moderate to severe pain. It is believed to work by activating (agonizing) κ-opioid receptors (KOR) and μ-opioid receptors (MOR). As such, it is called an opioid, as it delivers its effects on...