Orphenadrine Injection Rx

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Orphenadrine Injection

Musculoskeletal pain
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Orphenadrine citrate 60mg; per 2mL; contains sulfites.

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Indications for Orphenadrine Injection:

Painful musculoskeletal conditions.

Adult:

60mg IM or IV every 12hrs.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Glaucoma. Achalasia. GU or GI obstruction. Myasthenia gravis.

Warnings/Precautions:

Coronary disease, insufficiency, or arrhythmias. Asthma (inj). Monitor blood, urine, and liver in long-term use. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

See Also:

Orphenadrine Citrate Extended-Release Tablets

Pharmacological Class:

Anticholinergic.

Interactions:

Potentiates anticholinergics, alcohol, other CNS depressants, MAOIs, antidepressants. Tremors, mental confusion with propoxyphene. Antagonizes steroids, barbiturates, phenylbutazone.

Adverse Reactions:

Tachycardia, transient dizziness or syncope, other anticholinergic effects (eg, weakness, increased intraocular pressure, urinary retention, blurred vision, dry mouth), GI upset.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Norflex.

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