Norgesic/Norgesic Forte

Norgesic/Norgesic Forte

paracetamol + orphenadrine

Manufacturer:

iNova

Distributor:

Metro Drug
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per Norgesic tab Orphenadrine citrate 35 mg, paracetamol 450 mg. Per Norgesic Forte tab Orphenadrine citrate 50 mg, paracetamol 650 mg
Indications/Uses
Painful skeletal muscle spasm associated w/ chronic low back pain, sprains & strains, prolapsed intervertebral disc, muscle injury, non-articular rheumatism, whiplash injury, acute torticollis, tension headache, dysmenorrhea & other painful muscular conditions.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Norgesic 1-2 tab tid. Norgesic Forte 1 tab tid. Max: 2 tab tid.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals if GI upset occurs.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Glaucoma; myasthenia gravis; prostatic hypertrophy or bladder neck obstruction. Pregnancy. Childn <12 yr.
Special Precautions
Cardiac arrhythmias, tachycardia, cardiac decompensation, coronary insufficiency. Monitor blood, urine & liver function w/ prolonged use. May impair the ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, dry mouth, blurred vision, dizziness & restlessness. Drowsiness, rarely.
Drug Interactions
Orphenadrine: Phenothiazines & other antimuscarinic drugs. Paracetamol: Alcohol or other CNS depressants. Anticoagulant. Increased gastric emptying w/ metoclopramide. Decreased gastric emptying w/ propantheline, antidepressants & narcotic analgesics. Increased chloramphenicol conc. Increased toxicity w/ alcohol & anticonvulsants.
MIMS Class
Muscle Relaxants
ATC Classification
M03BC51 - orphenadrine, combinations ; Belongs to the class of ethers. Used as centrally-acting muscle relaxants.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Norgesic Forte tab
Packing/Price
100's
Form
Norgesic tab
Packing/Price
100's
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