- Are Skelaxin and Norflex the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Skelaxin?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Norflex?
- What Is Skelaxin?
- What Is Norflex?
- What Drugs Interact with Skelaxin?
- What Drugs Interact with Norflex?
- How Should Skelaxin Be Taken?
- How Should Norflex Be Taken?
Are Skelaxin and Norflex the Same Thing?
Both Skelaxin and Norflex may interact with alcohol and other drugs that make you sleepy or slow your breathing (sleeping pill, narcotics, prescription cough medicines, muscle relaxers, or medicines for anxiety, depression, or seizures).
What Are Possible Side Effects of Skelaxin?
Common side effects of Skelaxin include:
- upset stomach, or
- skin rash.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Norflex?
Common side effects of Norflex include:
- dry mouth or throat,
- blurred vision,
- dilated pupils,
- vomiting, and
Tell your doctor if you experience serious side effects of Norflex including
- fast, pounding, or uneven heartbeats,
- seizures (convulsions); or
- urinating less than usual or not at all.
What Is Skelaxin?
What Is Norflex?
What Drugs Interact With Skelaxin?
Significant drug interactions have not been reported with Skelaxin although it may increase the sedative effects of alcohol and drugs that cause sedation.
What Drugs Interact With Norflex?
Norflex may interact with other medications. Tell your doctor all the medications you use.
How Should Skelaxin Be Taken?
Skelaxin's usual dose is 800 mg taken three or four times daily.
How Should Norflex Be Taken?
For adults, Norflex is dosed as one 2 mL ampul (60 mg) intravenously or intramuscularly; may be repeated every 12 hours.
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FDA. Skelaxin Medication Guide.
FDA. Norflex Product Information.