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Review: Norflex and Ibuprofen

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Norflex and Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 138 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Norflex (what 898 Norflex users reported?) has active ingredients of orphenadrine citrate. It is used in muscle spasms.

Ibuprofen (what 61,542 Ibuprofen users reported?) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is used in pain.

On Sep, 13, 2014: 138 people who take Norflex, Ibuprofen are studied

Norflex, Ibuprofen outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Norflex (orphenadrine citrate)
- Ibuprofen (ibuprofen)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Norflex is effective33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
(0 of 2 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Ibuprofen is effective0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 2 people)
(1 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Hallucination, AuditoryPain - Legn/an/aHypoaesthesiaGallbladder DisorderPain - LegPain
Suicide AttemptLibido DecreasedInjuryHeadache
Disturbance In AttentionIntervertebral Disc DegenerationInsomnia
DepressionBone DisorderBack Pain
Abdominal PainErythemaTremor
Back PainPyrexiaDyspnoea
PainPain In Extremity

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Norflex is effective14.29%
(1 of 7 people)
(1 of 2 people)
Ibuprofen is effective12.50%
(1 of 8 people)
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

Back PainIrritability
Pain In ExtremityFall
TremorEmotional Distress
OsteoarthritisBack Pain

Drug effectiveness by age :

Norflex is effectiven/an/an/a20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
(0 of 2 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(0 of 2 people)
Ibuprofen is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
(1 of 1 people)
(0 of 2 people)
(0 of 2 people)
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/an/aCholelithiasisPainEmotional DistressDepressionHeadacheContusion
InjuryGallbladder DisorderAnxietyInsomniaTremorMyocardial Infarction
Gallbladder DisorderSuicide AttemptPainAnxietyAnxietyDepression
Pseudofolliculitis BarbaeHypertensionDyspnoeaBack PainInsomniaLoss Of Consciousness
PhotophobiaMajor DepressionDeep Vein ThrombosisPainBack PainDiarrhoea
Nail Fungal Infection NosBronchitisRoad Traffic AccidentEmotional DistressDiarrhoeaPalpitations
Sinusitis Chronic NosBlood Cholesterol IncreasedOverdoseNauseaWeight DecreasedConfusional State
Osteomyelitis NosMigrainePalpitationsSuicidal IdeationPainArthralgia
Tooth LossObesityChest PainOsteoarthritisPain In ExtremityFatigue
Weight IncreasedUpper Respiratory Tract InfectionPyrexiaTremorArthralgiaPhotosensitivity Reaction

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Norflex (orphenadrine citrate) is often used to treat back pain - low. Ibuprofen (ibuprofen) is often used to treat pain. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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