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Learn more about NORFLEX

What is NORFLEX?

What is NORFLEX?

NORFLEX is the brand name for orphenadrine and is available as an extended-release tablet.

What dosages is NORFLEX available in?

What dosages is NORFLEX available in?

NORFLEX is available as a 100 mg extended-release tablet.

What is NORFLEX used for?

What is NORFLEX used for?

NORFLEX is a muscle relaxant and is used to relieve muscle discomfort from short-term muscle conditions.

How does NORFLEX work?

How does NORFLEX work?

NORFLEX is a muscle relaxant. It’s unclear how the medication works, but we know that it doesn’t work directly on your muscles. Orphenadrine is thought to relieve muscle pain by working in the nervous system to block nerve signals between your spinal cord and muscles.

How do I take NORFLEX?

How do I take NORFLEX?

NORFLEX is typically taken as 100 mg by mouth in the morning and in the evening.

Is it safe for me to take NORFLEX?

Is it safe for me to take NORFLEX?

NORFLEX is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. You should not use this medication if you have glaucoma, pyloric or duodenal obstruction, stenosing peptic ulcers, prostatic hypertrophy or obstruction of the bladder neck, cardio-spasm (megaesophagus)
or myasthenia gravis.

NORFLEX Common Side Effects

NORFLEX Common Side Effects

  • Common side effects of NORFLEX:
  • Dry mouth
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
NORFLEX Serious Side Effects

NORFLEX Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with NORFLEX.Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Accidentally taking too much (overdose): fast heartbeat, flushing, extreme sleepiness, hallucinations, changes in vision, distress, confusion
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on NORFLEX

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on NORFLEX

The following medications may interact with NORFLEX:

  • Confusion, anxiety and tremors have been reported in patients receiving propoxyphene and NORFLEX concomitantly; as symptoms may be simply due to an additive effect, reduction of dosage and/or discontinuation of one or both agents is recommended in such cases
Who makes NORFLEX?

Who makes NORFLEX?

3M Pharmaceuticals

Is NORFLEX safe in pregnancy?

Is NORFLEX safe in pregnancy?

It is not known if NORFLEX will harm your unborn baby. You should talk to your healthcare provider before taking this medication if you are pregnant.


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