orphenadrine - oral, Norflex
GENERIC NAME: ORPHENADRINE - ORAL (or-FEN-uh-dreen)
BRAND NAME(S): Norflex
USES: Orphenadrine is used to treat muscle spasms/pain. It is usually used along with rest, physical therapy, and other treatment.
HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually twice daily. 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.If you are using the extended-release tablets, do not crush or chew. Doing so can release all of the drug at once, increasing the risk of side effects. Also, do not split extended-release tablets unless they have a score line and your doctor or pharmacist tells you to do so. Swallow the whole or split tablet without crushing or chewing.Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens.
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