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is orphenadrine citrate a narcotic

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Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
What's your ??: The chemicals you mentioned are generally inactive ingredients to help a active ingredient dissolve and be absorbed in the GI tract. They basically ke ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Norflex (orphenadrine) vs norgesic: Norflex contains only orphenadrine, whereas. Norgesic has paracetamol and orphenadrine citrate.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Norflex (orphenadrine) vs norgesic: There is no such thing as "best", "better" or "worst" medication, only those that work and don't work, based on the patient's individual circumstances ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Orphenadrine citrate: Orphenadrine citrate is a medication that is used for relaxation of skeletal muscles. Allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes: Typically, there is no cross reaction between these two medicines. The first is a muscle relaxer. The second is an anti-inflammatory pain killer.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Should be OK. Ophel-: ---is a muscle relaxer as well as a pain med but not an opiod. I assume Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is for ADD or something l ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Roach
41 years experience Anesthesiology
No: It's not a narcotic although the mechanism of action for analgesia is not known.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Sanchez
16 years experience Pain Management
Muscle relaxant: Norflex is the brand name for the muscle relaxant orphenadrine.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Sanchez
16 years experience Pain Management
No: No, it does not. It is a muscle relaxant.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: They are both characterized as muscle relaxants but in truth they both have a sedating effect and probably cause relaxation through that effect, not f ... Read More
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