Review: taking Norflex and Ibuprofen together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Norflex and Ibuprofen together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Norflex and Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 141 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Norflex

Norflex has active ingredients of orphenadrine citrate. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from Norflex 906 users)

Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 60,809 users)

On Jul, 22, 2016

141 people who take Norflex, Ibuprofen are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Norflex and Ibuprofen drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Norflex:
  • < 1 month: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Norflex:
  • female: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • male: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • female: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Norflex:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 6 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • abdominal pain
  • aggression
  • back pain
  • depression
  • disturbance in attention
  • hallucination, auditory
  • insomnia
  • suicide attempt
1 - 6 months:
  • pain
  • pain - leg
2 - 5 years:
  • arthralgia
  • arthritis
  • back pain
  • barrett's oesophagus
  • beta haemolytic streptococcal infection
  • abscess
  • actinomycosis
  • agitation
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
5 - 10 years:
  • cholelithiasis
  • gallbladder disorder
  • injury
10+ years:
  • pain
  • pain - leg
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • back pain
  • insomnia
  • depression
  • tremor
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • pain in extremity

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea
  • pain in extremity
  • tremor
  • osteoarthritis
  • hypoaesthesia
male:
  • insomnia
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • irritability
  • nausea
  • tremor
  • back pain
  • emotional distress
  • fall
  • headache

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • cholelithiasis
  • gallbladder disorder
  • injury
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • chest pain
  • folliculitis
  • growth retarded
  • hair growth abnormal
  • hypoaesthesia
20-29:
  • pain
  • gallbladder disorder
  • hypertension
  • suicide attempt
  • acute sinusitis
  • anxiety
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • bronchitis
  • bronchitis chronic
30-39:
  • emotional distress
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • overdose
  • road traffic accident
  • asthma
  • chest pain
  • general physical health deterioration
40-49:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • pain
  • suicidal ideation
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • dizziness
50-59:
  • headache
  • tremor
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • back pain
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • abscess
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
60+:
  • contusion
  • myocardial infarction
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
  • loss of consciousness
  • palpitations
  • arthralgia
  • confusional state
  • dizziness

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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