Disclaimer

orphenadrine/aspirin/caffeine - oral, Norgesic

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

BRAND NAME(S): Norgesic

Medication Uses | How To Use | Side Effects | Precautions | Drug Interactions | Overdose | Notes | Missed Dose | Storage

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.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014



Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Pill Finder Tool

Need help identifying pills and medications?
Use the pill identifier tool on RxList.


Back to Medications Index

copyright


STAY INFORMED

Get the Latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox!