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Norgesic

NORGESIC
(orphenadrine citrate, aspirin and caffeine) Tablet, Multilayer

NORGESIC FORTE
(orphenadrine citrate, aspirin and caffeine) Tablet, Multilayer

DRUG DESCRIPTION

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What are the possible side effects of aspirin/caffeine/orphenadrine (Norgesic, Norgesic Forte)?

If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop taking aspirin/caffeine/orphenadrine and seek emergency medical attention or contact your doctor immediately:

  • an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
  • an irregular or a very fast heartbeat;
  • confusion, hallucinations, or abnormal behavior;
  • red, black, or bloody stools; or
  • blood in vomit.

Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. Continue to take...

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What are the precautions when taking orphenadrine citrate with aspirin and caffeine (Norgesic)?

Before taking this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to orphenadrine, aspirin, or caffeine; or to other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs-NSAIDs (such as ibuprofen, naproxen, celecoxib); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: high pressure in the eye (glaucoma), stomach/intestine/esophagus problems (such as ulcers, blockage, difficulty swallowing, heartburn), difficulty urinating (such as due to enlarged prostate), a certain type of muscle/nerve disease (myasthenia gravis), asthma (including a history of worsening...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 4/7/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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