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orphenadrine-and-paracetamol

This drug is used to treat acute and chronic painful muscular conditions, tension, headache, painful menstruation, and non-articular rheumatism.

Contradications

This drug should not be used in glaucoma, urinary retention, Myasthenia Gravis, enlarged prostate glands, porphyria, involuntary movements of face and jaw, GI obstruction, kidney and liver impairment, alcoholism, chronic malnutrition, dehydration, body weight <50 kg, G6PD deficiency, and hemolytic anemia. There is also a risk of developing serious skin infections. Warn patients of symptoms, and discontinue if occur.

Side effects

This drug can cause a dry mouth, nausea, blurred vision, dizziness, confusion, tremor, GI upset, restlessness, and rarely blood disorders.

FAQs

What is the use of this medicine?

It is used to relieve fever and pain in conditions like headaches, muscle pain, or dental pain.

How should it be taken?

It should be taken with food or milk to prevent an upset stomach.

What happens if used for the duration longer than advised?

Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.

Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?

Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as it can increase your risk of stomach problems.

How long does it take to start working?

It takes around 30-45 min to start working.

For how long is it supposed to be taken?

You are advised to take this medicine for the duration suggested by the doctor.

What should be its dose in children?

4 times in 24 hours with a gap of 4 hours between each dose, for 3 days. Do not make any changes in the treatment course without consulting with your doctor first.

Medicines containing orphenadrine-and-paracetamol

Samerol-N

By Sami

Pack size: 96s

Rs.37.5

Sinaxamol Extra 50mg/650mg

By AGP

Pack size: 3x10's

Rs.60

Redrine 35mg

By Asian Continental

Pack size: 30

Rs.22

Wilgesic 35|450 mg

By Wilson's

Pack size: 10x10

Rs.37.32

Wilgesic 35|450 mg

By Wilson's

Pack size: 10x10

Rs.53.51

Duragesic 50| 650 mg

By Tabroos

Pack size: 3x10

Rs.44.08