Norflex (Orphenadrine Citrate) is a muscle relaxant which is used to relieve pain and swelling as a result of muscular injuries, spasms, sprains or strains. It works to reduce muscular pressure, alleviating tightness or strain, which as a result should ease any muscles cramp or stiffness, allowing the patient to stay more naturally mobile.
Direction for Use
Only be used as directed your physician or another qualified medical professional. Dosages will vary widely depending on the individual patient and their condition. Tablets should be taken whole alongside a large glass of water. Do not split, crush, dissolve, or chew the tablet. After dosing stay in an upright position (either sitting or standing) for at least 10 minutes.
The most commonly experienced side effects include: Drowsiness, Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Headaches, Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Dry Mouth, Changes in vision.
If you experience any side effects whether listed above or not, inform your physician promptly. If thay are severe, bothersome, or persistent, call your physician immediately. If you think you are having an allergic reaction seek immediate medical attention. Symptoms of a reaction may include skin rashes, itchy skin, swelling, dizziness, or difficulty breathing. Never share your medication with anybody else, even if they have the same condition(s) as you.
Elderly patients should be closely monitored for side effects, especially suffering from confusion. Norflex (Orphenadrine Citrate) results in dizziness or confusion for some patients, so it is important to avoid driving, or any other activity requiring high levels of concentration, until you are fully aware of how you react to the medicine.