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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

Dr. Gary Sandler
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Norgesic (Definition)

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


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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...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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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

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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. ...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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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! ...Read more

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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. ...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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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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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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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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Is it safe to take norgesic as a muscle relaxant?

Is it safe to take norgesic as a muscle relaxant?

Not available: 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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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. ...Read more

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Norgesic were given after removal breast lump?

Norgesic were given after removal breast lump?

Rather odd: Norgesic is a combination of a muscle relaxer and tylenol (acetaminophen). It would be rather odd to prescribe it after a lumpectomy. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Is norgesic (muscle relaxant) safe in 16 weeks pregnancy?

Is norgesic (muscle relaxant) safe in 16 weeks pregnancy?

Norgesic: Is not recommended during pregnancy. (http://www. News-medical. Net/drugs/Norgesic.aspx). ...Read more

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I taken norgesic table 4 days ago and after that I have continuous stomach pain. Is everything right? Plz tell me

I taken norgesic table 4 days ago and after that I have continuous stomach pain. Is everything right? Plz tell me

Maybe, but...: In what position do you feel better/worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your abdomen (right, mid, left) do you experience discomfort? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? In the meantime, stop nsaids, start acid blocker, no smoking or alcohol until checked please. ...Read more

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more

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Which pain medication works better?

No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients. ...Read more

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Safest medication to take for pain?

ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isn't good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more