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Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Norgesic Forte


These comments are made for the purpose of discussion and should NOT be used as recommendations for or against therapies or other treatments. An individual patient is always advised to consult their own physician.

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Question: Norgesic Forte - description & usage, side effects if any, & what is it made of?

Answer: Norgesic Forte is orphenadrine differing from Norgesic in that the Forte is twice as much drug. Orphenadrine is a drug which works in the brain stem by blocking certain aspects of the reticular activating system. Consequently, it is used in treating muscle spasms and other muscular problems. Side effects include drowsiness, urinary retention or hesitation, constipation, occasional nausea.
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