Brand Names : Antiflex, Banflex, Flexoject, Mio-Rel, Myolin, Myotrol, Norflex, Orfro, Orphenate, Disipal
Precautions While Using This Medicine
will be taking this medicine for a long time (for example, more than a few
weeks), your doctor should check your progress at regular visits.
This medicine may add to the effects of alcohol and other CNS depressants
(medicines that slow down the nervous system, possibly causing drowsiness).
Some examples of CNS depressants are antihistamines or medicine for hay fever,
other allergies, or colds; sedatives, tranquilizers, or sleeping medicine;
prescription pain medicine or narcotics; barbiturates; medicine for seizures;
other muscle relaxants; or anesthetics, including some dental anesthetics.
Do not drink alcoholic beverages, and check with your
doctor before taking any of the medicines listed above, while you are using
This medicine may cause some people to have blurred vision or to become
drowsy, dizzy, lightheaded, faint, or less alert than they are normally. It
may also cause muscle weakness in some people. Make sure
you know how you react to this medicine before you drive, use machines, or
do anything else that could be dangerous if you are dizzy or are not alert
and able to see well
Orphenadrine may cause dryness of the mouth. For temporary relief, use
sugarless candy or gum, melt bits of ice in your mouth, or use a saliva substitute.
However, if dry mouth continues for more than 2 weeks, check with your dentist.
Continuing dryness of the mouth may increase the chance of dental disease,
including tooth decay, gum disease, and fungus infections.