orphenadrine/aspirin/caffeine - oral, Norgesic

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GENERIC NAME: ORPHENADRINE/ASPIRIN/CAFFEINE - ORAL (or-FEN-uh-dreen/AS-pir-in/KAF-een)

BRAND NAME(S): Norgesic

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USES: This medication is a combination of orphenadrine, aspirin, and caffeine. It is used to treat muscle spasms/pain. It is usually used along with rest, physical therapy, and other treatment.Orphenadrine relieves pain and muscle spasms. Aspirin relieves pain and decreases swelling. Caffeine may help increase the effects of aspirin on pain.

HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually 3 or 4 times a day. If you have stomach upset while taking this medication, take it with food or milk. Take this medication with a full glass of water (8 ounces/240 milliliters) unless your doctor directs you otherwise. Do not lie down for 10 minutes after taking this medication.The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Do not increase your dose or use this drug more often or for longer than prescribed. Your condition will not improve any faster, and your risk of side effects will increase. Use the smallest effective dose.This medication contains caffeine. Avoid drinking large amounts of beverages containing caffeine (coffee, tea, colas), eating large amounts of chocolate, or taking nonprescription products that contain caffeine.Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens.

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