Norflex ER is a muscle relaxant that functions by blocking certain nerve impulses that are sent to your brain. Norflex ER is often used, in combination with rest and physical therapy, to treat skeletal muscle conditions.
Keep Norflex ER at room temperature and protect from heat, moisture and light.
Norflex ER may be habit forming and should only be taken by the person it was prescribed for. Never give Norflex ER to another person, especially someone who has a history of drug addiction or abuse. Norflex ER may impair your thinking and reactions. Use extreme caution when driving or participating in anything that requires you to be awake and alert. Do not consume any alcohol as this can increase some of the side effects or Norflex ER.
Cold or allergy medicine, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, and medicines for seizures, depression or anxiety may contribute to the sleepiness caused by Norflex ER. Let your doctor know of any other medications you may be taking.
Always follow the instructions your doctor has given you when taking Norflex ER. Take Norflex ER with a full glass of water and make sure you do not crush, chew, or break the extended-release capsule. Swallow the pill whole. Norflex ER may be habit-forming and should only be taken by the person it was prescribed to.
Do not take Norflex ER if you are allergic to orphenadrine, or if you have problems with urination, an enlarged prostate, glaucoma, a blockage in your stomach or intestines, trouble swallowing, or myasthenia gravis.
Serious side effects may include: severe allergic reaction; fast, pounding, or uneven heartbeats; confusion, anxiety, agitation, tremors, hallucinations; seizures; or urinating less than usual or not at all.
Less severe side effects may include: dry mouth or throat; blurred vision, dilated pupils; headache; drowsiness, dizziness; nausea, vomiting, constipation; or weakness.