Question - Does Norgesic make you drowsy?

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Norgesic may cause some people to have blurred vision or to become drowsy, dizzy, light-headed, faint or less alert than they are normally. It may also cause muscle weakness in some people. If you have any of these symptoms do not drive or operate machinery or do anything else that could be dangerous. Orphenadrine oral tablet may cause drowsiness, and it can also cause other side effects. 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. Orphenadrine is available in 100-mg tablets with a recommended dose of 1 tablet twice daily. Norgesic is a combination with analgesic, muscle relaxant, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic properties. Orphenadrine citrate is a centrally acting brain stem compound with analgesic and some anticholinergic properties. It selectively blocks facilitory functions of the reticular formation. The mode of action of orphenadrine has not been clearly identified, but may be related to its analgesic properties. Norgesic (orphenadrine citrate with aspirin and caffeine) and Norgesic (orphenadrine citrate with aspirin and caffeine) Forte do not directly relax tense skeletal muscles in man.

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. Methocarbamol (Robaxin) is a well-studied medication that treats back pain. 2) Cyclobenzaprine. 3) Carisoprodol. 4) Metaxalone. 5) Tizanidine. 6) Baclofen. 7) Oxazepam and diazepam.

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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.

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Orphenadrine and its metabolites are excreted from the body in the urine, with a half-life of 14 hours.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orphenadrine

Orphenadrine (sold under many brand names worldwide) is an anticholinergic drug of the ethanolamine antihistamine class; it is closely related to diphenhydramine. It is used to treat muscle pain and to help with motor control in Parkinson's disease, but has largely been superseded by newer drugs.

https://www.spine-health.com/treatment/pain-medication/side-effects-and-risks-muscle-relaxers

Sleepiness. Because muscle relaxers are total body relaxants, they typically induce grogginess or sleepiness. As a result, it is not safe to drive or make important decisions while taking muscle relaxers. Muscle relaxers are often suggested for evening use due to their sedative effect.

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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.rxlist.com/norgesic-side-effects-drug-center.htm

Norgesic (orphenadrine citrate, aspirin and caffeine) is a combination of a muscle relaxant, a pain reliever, and caffeine which increases the pain relieving effects of the other drugs, used, along with rest and physical therapy, to treat injuries and other painful muscular conditions.

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

Norgesic may cause some people to have blurred vision or to become drowsy, dizzy, light-headed, faint or less alert than they are normally. It may also cause muscle weakness in some people. If you have any of these symptoms do not drive or operate machinery or do anything else that could be dangerous.

https://www.mydr.com.au/medicines/norgesic-tablets

Norgesic is used to treat tension headache and headaches caused by spasm of the muscles in the back of your head and neck. It is also 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://www.drugs.com/price-guide/norgesic-forte

The cost for Norgesic Forte oral tablet (770 mg-60 mg-50 mg) is around $2, 045 for a supply of 60 tablets, depending on the pharmacy you visit. Prices are for cash paying customers only and are not valid with insurance plans. A generic version of Norgesic Forte is available, see aspirin/caffeine/orphenadrine prices.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19514947

Opioid abuse is common in Iran. In 2005, a new version of locally produced illicit opioid vials, so called Norgesic, appeared in the illicit market, which gained popularity rapidly and led to an improvement of stigmatizing the general appearance of dependent cases.

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Take each dose with a full glass of water. Do not take more of this medication than is prescribed. If the pain is not being adequately treated, talk to your doctor. Store Norgesic at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

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Uses for Norgesic Forte Orphenadrine and aspirin combination is used to help relax certain muscles in your body and relieve the pain and discomfort caused by strains, sprains, or other injury to your muscles.

https://www.drugs.com/drug-interactions/ibuprofen-with-norgesic-1310-0-250-8648.html

In addition, combining these medications may increase your risk of developing gastrointestinal ulcers and bleeding. You may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring by your doctor to safely use both medications.