Orphenadrine (chloride)

Patient Ratings for Orphenadrine (chloride)

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What are you taking Orphenadrine (chloride) for?

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  • Other
  • Muscle Cramp
  • Muscle Rigidity
  • Myositis
  • Pain
  • Spasm
  • Tetanus

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  • A couple weeks
  • A month or so
  • A few months
  • A year or so
  • Two years or more

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Uses of Orphenadrine (chloride)

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Orphenadrine (chloride) is used in the treatment of:

  • Muscle Cramp
  • Muscle Rigidity
  • Myositis
  • Pain
  • Spasm
  • Tetanus

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Orphenadrine (chloride) Brand Names

Orphenadrine (chloride) may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Orphenadrine (chloride) Drug Class

Orphenadrine (chloride) is part of the drug class:

Orphenadrine (chloride) Interactions

This is not a complete list of Orphenadrine (chloride)drug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Orphenadrine (chloride) and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Orphenadrine (chloride) falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.

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There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Orphenadrine (chloride) should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.

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No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Orphenadrine (chloride) should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.