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If someone takes norgesic who does not really need it what would happen?

If someone takes norgesic who does not really need it what would happen?

It depends: Norgesic is a muscle relaxant with the side effect of causing dizziness, drowsiness and sedation. If only a single pill were taken, there would not likely be any adverse consequence. The person may feel simply experience the above effects. ...Read more

Narcotic (Definition)

A natural or synthetic alkaloid compound that has morphine-like qualities. Other examples are codeine, heroin, Meperidine (demerol). They are classified based on their intrinsic activity & where they interact in the central nervous system. They are involved in pain transmission ...Read more


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Is it dangerous if my firend took 3 norgesic pills?

Is it dangerous if my firend took 3 norgesic pills?

Unknown factors: We don't have quite enough info to answer w/out knowing your friend's age, weight, other meds, etc.These are signs of Norgesic overdosage: headache; ringing in the ears; nausea; vomiting; diarrhea; dry mouth; weakness; confusion; decreased breathing; seizures; cold, clammy skin; and unconsciousness.http://bit.ly/1210VWE. Because of potential interactions w/other meds,friend should contact dr. ASAP ...Read more

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Can I take norgesic on an empty stomach?

Can I take norgesic on an empty stomach?

Yes: Unless you are sensitive to the Aspirin in the medication, there is no reason you can't it on an empty stomach. ...Read more

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Difference between orphenadrine citrate 100mg (norflex) and orphenadrine comp tablet san (norgesic)?

Difference between orphenadrine citrate 100mg (norflex) and orphenadrine comp tablet san (norgesic)?

Norflex (orphenadrine) vs norgesic: Norflex contains only orphenadrine, whereas. Norgesic has paracetamol and orphenadrine citrate. ...Read more

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Orphenadrine citrate 100mg (norflex) versus orphenadrine comp tablet san (norgesic), which is better?

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 and genetics. ...Read more

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Is norgesic a muscle relaxant?

Is norgesic a muscle relaxant?

Norgesic was: a combination of aspirin/caffeine/orphenadrine. Orphenadrine is a muscle relaxant. There are no brands of Norgesic available, this drug was discontinued. ...Read more

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Okay to take norgesic (muscle relaxant)?

Okay to take norgesic (muscle relaxant)?

Norgesic: There are no brands of Norgesic available, this drug was discontinued. You should always consult your physician when making decisions about your medication and health. Good luck. ...Read more

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Safe to take norgesic muscle relaxant if you need to drive to work?

Safe to take norgesic muscle relaxant if you need to drive to work?

Probably not: Norgesic is like many other "muscle relaxants". The main ingredient is an antihistamine which can definitely cause drowsiness. I would not advise people to take this medication and then get behind the wheel. ...Read more

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What are norgesic pills for?

What are norgesic pills for?

Muscle relaxant: Norgesic is a combination medication containing aspirin, caffeine, and orphenadrine. The medication is most often used to treat low back pain. ...Read more

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Will norgesic show up in drug test?

Will norgesic show up in drug test?

Unlikely: Generally, when done for screening purposes, this drug is not tested. ...Read more

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Norgesic (Definition)

Norgesic is a combination agent for pain which is a ...Read more