Pentazocine psychosis: a case of persistent delusions

Dis Nerv Syst. 1975 Jul;36(7):404-5.


A case of psychosis secondary to pentazocine is presented. The patient demonstrated hallucinations, preceptual aberrations, a distorted body image and delusional thinking. The delusional ideation persisted for a period of three weeks. Such a case of persistent delusional thinking secondary to pentazocine administration has not been reported previously.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Delusions / chemically induced*
  • Delusions / therapy
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Pentazocine / adverse effects*
  • Psychoses, Substance-Induced* / therapy


  • Pentazocine