Question - Does Norflex make you sleepy?

Answered by: Dennis Perry  |  Category: General  |  Last Updated: 29-06-2022  |  Views: 743  |  Total Questions: 14

In some people NORFLEX may cause blurred vision, drowsiness, dizziness, or to become drowsy, dizzy, lightheadedness or to faint, or be less alert than usual. It may also cause muscle weakness. If you have any of these symptoms do not drive or operate machinery or do anything else that could be dangerous. Orphenadrine has an onset of action of 1 hour following oral administration. Onset of action is approximately 5 minutes after IM injection and almost immediate with IV administration. The drug's plasma half-life is 14 hours with a duration of action of 4 to 6 hours. A concise overview of the drug for the patient or caregiver from First DataBank. SIDE EFFECTS: Dry mouth, dizziness, drowsiness, lightheadedness, blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, and constipation may occur. Norflex can cause blurry vision, dizziness, and drowsiness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how Norflex affects you. Do not take this medication if you: are allergic to Norflex or to any of its ingredients. muscle relaxer

https://www.medsafe.govt.nz/Consumers/CMI/n/Norflex.pdf

Take NORFLEX tablets only as directed by your doctor or pharmacist. The usual dose of NORFLEX for adults is one tablet twice a day. Take one tablet in the morning and the other tablet in the evening. Do not change the dose unless your doctor tells you to do so.

https://www.rxlist.com/norflex-drug.htm

Orphenadrine has been chronically abused for its euphoric effects. The mood elevating effects may occur at therapeutic doses of orphenadrine. No information provided. Some patients may experience transient episodes of light-headedness, dizziness or syncope.

https://www.nps.org.au/medicine-finder/norflex-tablets

The name of your medicine is NORFLEX. It contains orphenadrine citrate. Orphenadrine citrate is a skeletal muscle relaxant. NORFLEX is used to help relax certain muscles in your body and to relieve the pain and discomfort caused by sprains, strains or other injury to your muscles.

https://medpharm.co.za/25769-2/

Norflex® Gel, is the first-to-market anti-inflammatory Benzydamine Hydrochloride topical gel in South Africa. It provides patients with a short-term treatment for the symptomatic and topical relief associated with painful inflammatory conditions of the muscloskeletal system.

https://medpharm.co.za/why-norflex-is-the-muscle-relaxant-of-choice/

Studies have shown that centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxants2 such as Norflex® are effective, have tolerable side effects, and can assist in the treatment of painful musculoskeletal conditions with associated muscle spasm5.

https://www.drugs.com/drug-interactions/ibuprofen-with-norflex-1310-0-1757-1123.html

No interactions were found between ibuprofen and Norflex. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

https://www.healthline.com/health/orphenadrine-oral-tablet

Orphenadrine oral tablet is used for short-term treatment. The safety of this drug for long-term treatment has not been established. If you stop taking the drug suddenly or don't take it at all: Your muscle pain may not get better.

https://www.healthnavigator.org.nz/medicines/o/orphenadrine/

Orphenadrine is used to treat muscle spasms and pain such as back pain and tension headaches. It may be helpful for short-term relief and is usually used together with other therapies such as physiotherapy and exercise.

https://www.goodrx.com/norflex/what-is

About Norflex ORPHENADRINE helps to relieve pain and stiffness in muscles and can treat muscle spasms.

https://www.everydayhealth.com/drugs/orphenadrine/reviews

Rated Orphenadrine for Muscle Spasm It did make my headaches go away though lol. First side effect while at work was constantly needing to urinate and uncontrollable sweating. That was followed by confusion and extreme anxiety. Dizziness, uncontrollable nausea and vomiting, and body tremors.

https://www.goodrx.com/blog/best-muscle-relaxants-over-the-counter-prescription-medications/

Which Muscle Relaxants Are Best for Neck and Back Pain? 1) Methocarbamol. 2) Cyclobenzaprine. 3) Carisoprodol. 4) Metaxalone. 5) Tizanidine. 6) Baclofen. 7) Oxazepam and diazepam.

https://www.drugs.com/mtm/orphenadrine.html

Orphenadrine may be habit-forming. Never share orphenadrine with another person, especially someone with a history of drug abuse or addiction. Orphenadrine is only part of a complete program of treatment that may also include rest, physical therapy, or other pain relief measures.

https://www.medicinenet.com/orphenadrine-oral/article.htm

The recommended dose is one 100 mg tablet by mouth twice daily in the morning and evening.

https://www.drugs.com/food-interactions/orphenadrine,norflex.html

Norflex (orphenadrine) and Alcohol / Food Interactions Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of orphenadrine such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with orphenadrine.