Norflex

Norflex

orphenadrine

Manufacturer:

iNova

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Orphenadrine citrate
Indications/Uses
Relief of painful muscle spasm associated w/ fibrositis, whiplash injuries, torticollis, prolapsed intervertebral disc, strains, sprains & similar conditions. Tension headache & persistent hiccough.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 tab bd. In severe cases, dosage may be increased to 300 mg in any 24-hr period.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals if GI upset occurs.
Contraindications
Glaucoma; prostatic hypertrophy or bladder neck obstruction; myasthenia gravis.
Special Precautions
Tachycardia, cardiac decompensation, coronary insufficiency, cardiac arrhythmias. Periodic monitoring of blood, urine & liver function in continuous long-term therapy. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea; dry mouth; blurred vision.
Drug Interactions
Amantadine, antihistamines, butyrophenones, phenothiazines & TCAs.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
M03BC01 - orphenadrine (citrate) ; Belongs to the class of ethers. Used as centrally-acting muscle relaxants.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Norflex SR tab 100 mg
Packing/Price
100's
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