A 42-year-old member asked:
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Is norgesic a muscle relaxant?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Norgesic was: a combination of aspirin/caffeine/orphenadrine. Orphenadrine is a muscle relaxant. There are no brands of Norgesic available, this drug was discontinued.
Answered on Sep 16, 2018

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