Norgesic Forte (Oral)

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Does the medication work right away or do you have to take a certain amount before you get relief, I have taken 4 doses (1 tablet) and I am still in a lot of pain. Thank you.
by Lisa in diamond ohio, 09/25/2006

Norgesic Forte (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Norgesic Forte (Oral)

Norgesic Forte (Oral) Medication Classification


Norgesic Forte (Oral) Brandname

Norgesic Forte, Orphengesic Forte, Orphengesic, Norgesic

Norgesic Forte (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Aspirin (AS-pir-in), Caffeine (kaf-EEN), Orphenadrine Citrate (or-FEN-a-dreen SIT-rate) Treats pain and relaxes muscles.Belongs to a class of drugs called muscle relaxants.

When To Not Use Norgesic Forte (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to orphenadrine, aspirin, or caffeine.

How Should You Use Norgesic Forte (Oral)


  • Your doctor will tell you how much to take and how often.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Take the missed dose as soon as possible.
  • Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next regular dose.
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper Norgesic Forte (Oral) Storage

Store Norgesic Forte (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Norgesic Forte (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Norgesic Forte (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Avoid drinking alcohol while you are taking this medicine.
  • Avoid taking other medicines that make you sleepy such as antihistamines (Benadryl®), sleeping pills, tranquilizers, antidepressants, seizure medicines, pain medicines, or narcotic pain-killers.

Norgesic Forte (Oral) Warnings

  • Talk with your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, breast-feeding, or have glaucoma, myasthenia gravis, ulcers, liver or kidney disease, intestinal blockage, enlarged prostate, urinary tract blockage, or heart disease.
  • Aspirin, or medicine that has aspirin in it, should not be given to teenagers or children who have chickenpox or flu symptoms, unless ordered by your doctor.
  • This medicine may cause dizziness or lightheadedness. It may also affect vision. Be careful if you are driving a car or operating machinery.

Norgesic Forte (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Fast or pounding heartbeat
  • Confusion or agitation
  • Hearing or seeing new or unusual things
  • Chest tightness or trouble breathing
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Dry mouth
  • Drowsiness or dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Trouble urinating
  • Blurred vision
  • Headache
  • Nausea

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