Orphenadrine

 

 

Application: Unwanted extrapyramidal side effects (extra-pyramidal side effects) caused by some drugs

 

 

 

Orphenadrine drug information

Contraindications Orphenadrine

Orphenadrine drug interaction

Tips to consider before taking orphanadrine

Possible side effects of orphanadrine

How to store Orphenadrine

 

 

 

 

Orphenadrine drug information

Drug Information: Orphenadrine is an anti-muscarinic drug. It is prescribed for people with unwanted movement disorders, and these movement disorders are a side effect of certain medications, such as some antipsychotic medications. These movement disorders are often referred to as "extrapyramidal side effects" and include side effects such as uncontrolled facial and body movements, tremors, and restlessness.

Orphenadrine is also prescribed to relieve muscle stiffness in people with Parkinson's disease, although other drugs are generally preferred.

 

Contraindications Orphenadrine

  • Pay attention to the expiration date of the orphanadrine drug and do not take it if the expired drug has expired.
  • Never give orphanadrine to anyone else, even if you have the same symptoms.
  • Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
  • Check for orphenadrine drug interactions and be sure to tell your doctor what other medications you are taking.

 

Orphenadrine drug interaction

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter medicines and herbal products) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

If you are taking medicines that cause drowsiness, tell your doctor or pharmacist, including: alcohol, antihistamines (such as cetirizine, diphenhydramine), sleeping pills or anti-anxiety medications (such as alprazolam), alprazolam (alprazolam) Diazepam, zolpidem, anticonvulsants (carbamazepine), barbiturates (eg, phenobarbital), psychotropic drugs (eg, phenothiazines such as chlorpromazine), chlorpromazine (chlorpromazine) And analgesics and painkillers (such as codeine).

 

Tips to consider before taking orphanadrine

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking orphanadrine:

  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • If you have any liver disease or kidney problems.
  • If you have any cardiovascular problems.
  • If you have prostate or urinary problems.
  • If you have had constipation for more than a week.
  • If you have glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye).
  • If you have high blood pressure.
  • If you have a condition called myasthenia gravis (a disease of muscle weakness).
  • If you have ever had a mental health problem called psychosis.
  • If you have a rare inherited blood disease called porphyria.
  • If you are currently taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a medicine.

 

Possible side effects of orphanadrine

All medications can cause side effects; But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

  • Dry mouth, feeling sick, blurred vision, feeling dizzy and restless

Talk to your doctor if you have any symptoms that you think may be due to orphanadrine.

 

How to store Orphenadrine

  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
  • Keep the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.
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