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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Norgesic (Overview)

Norgesic is a combination agent for pain which is a kind of pain medication.


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What is norgesic used for?

What is norgesic used for?

Low back pain: The medication is a muscle relaxant and is most often used for the treatment of low back pain.

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
13 Doctors shared insights

Norgesic (Overview)

Norgesic is a combination agent for pain which is a kind of pain medication.


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Could use your help docs! My friend took 3 norgesic pills is it dangerous?

Could use your help docs! My friend took 3 norgesic pills is it dangerous?

Can be! Depends on -: The strength of the pill. With lower strength, it might be okay. One should never take more than the dosage advised by your physician. Get her checked out by the prescribing doc. These are pain meds + a muscle relaxer (i think). Tell her pcp about it, so she could be checked out.

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Is it safe to take norgesic before going to work?

It depends: The drug causes sedation and there is a caution to not drive or operate heavy machinery while taking it. If your work doesn't involve performing hazardous activities, then it may be safe to take it at work.

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What do you suggest if my firend took 3 norgesic pills is it dangerous?

What do you suggest if my firend took 3 norgesic pills is it dangerous?

Be Smarter: Most pills are designed to be taken one at a time, even Over the Counter medications. Taking 3 probably would not be dangerous one time. This med contains a muscle relaxant, aspirin and caffeine. Taking more than one tablet could have serious and unexpected side effects like metabolic acidosis, high blood pressure, and a variety of other conditions. Don't take more than the stated dose!

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What are side effects of the muscle relaxant norgesic?

What are side effects of the muscle relaxant norgesic?

See below: Side effects of Norgesic are those seen with aspirin, caffeine or those associated with mild anticholinergic agents. These may include tachycardia, palpitation, urinary retention, dry mouth, blurred vision, dilatation of the pupil, increased intraocular tension, weakness, nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, constipation, drowsiness, and rarely, urticaria. Eldery patients may be confused.

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Am I on too many pain medicines? I am currently on norgesic, lyrica, (pregabalin) arcoxia, amitripyline, for my herniated disc.

Am I on too many pain medicines? I am currently on norgesic, lyrica, (pregabalin) arcoxia, amitripyline, for my herniated disc.

See below: Sometimes, it takes more than one medication to treat a condition. The more important question is: are the medications helping or not helping. The second important question is : if the medications are causing side effects. Hopefully if they are helping you will not have to stay on them indefinitiely as most symptoms from a disc herniation calm down eventually.

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What is norgesic used for?

Low back pain: The medication is a muscle relaxant and is most often used for the treatment of low back pain.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Is it safe to take norgesic before going to work?

It depends: The drug causes sedation and there is a caution to not drive or operate heavy machinery while taking it. If your work doesn't involve performing hazardous activities, then it may be safe to take it at work.

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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

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What do you suggest if my firend took 3 norgesic pills is it dangerous?

Be Smarter: Most pills are designed to be taken one at a time, even Over the Counter medications. Taking 3 probably would not be dangerous one time. This med contains a muscle relaxant, aspirin and caffeine. Taking more than one tablet could have serious and unexpected side effects like metabolic acidosis, high blood pressure, and a variety of other conditions. Don't take more than the stated dose!

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Does norgesic show up in a urine drug test?

Does norgesic show up in a urine drug test?

Unsure: It is not something that I usually test for. It is a muscle relaxer.

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Does norgesic show up in a routine urine drug test?

Does norgesic show up in a routine urine drug test?

Drug screen: Norgesic is a muscle relaxer and should not show up on a drug screen.

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Could use your help docs! My friend took 3 norgesic pills is it dangerous?

Can be! Depends on -: The strength of the pill. With lower strength, it might be okay. One should never take more than the dosage advised by your physician. Get her checked out by the prescribing doc. These are pain meds + a muscle relaxer (i think). Tell her pcp about it, so she could be checked out.

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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.

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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.

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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.