Norflex and Gallbladder disorder - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Gallbladder disorder is found among people who take Norflex, especially for people who are male, 20-29 old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Norflex and have Gallbladder disorder. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,642 people who have side effects when taking Norflex from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Sep, 27, 2022

1,642 people reported to have side effects when taking Norflex.
Among them, 10 people (0.61%) have Gallbladder disorder.

What is Norflex?

Norflex has active ingredients of orphenadrine citrate. It is often used in muscle spasms. eHealthMe is studying from 1,832 Norflex users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Gallbladder disorder?

Gallbladder disorder is found to be associated with 2,444 drugs and 1,627 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Norflex and Gallbladder disorder reports submitted per year:

Could Norflex cause Gallbladder disorder?

Gender of people who have Gallbladder disorder when taking Norflex *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Gallbladder disorder when taking Norflex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 100 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Norflex *:

  1. Prilosec: 9 people, 90.00%
  2. Zofran: 8 people, 80.00%
  3. Reglan: 7 people, 70.00%
  4. Neurontin: 7 people, 70.00%
  5. Diflucan: 7 people, 70.00%
  6. Prednisone: 6 people, 60.00%
  7. Valium: 5 people, 50.00%
  8. Tylenol: 5 people, 50.00%
  9. Carafate: 5 people, 50.00%
  10. Demerol: 5 people, 50.00%

Common side effects people have besides Gallbladder disorder *:

  1. Gallstones (stone formation by bile component): 6 people, 60.00%
  2. Weight Decreased: 5 people, 50.00%
  3. Sinus Tachycardia (a heart rhythm with elevated rate of impulses originating from the sinoatrial node): 5 people, 50.00%
  4. Anuria (failure of the kidneys to produce urine): 5 people, 50.00%
  5. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water): 5 people, 50.00%
  6. Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation): 5 people, 50.00%
  7. Fever: 5 people, 50.00%
  8. Hypokalemia (low potassium): 5 people, 50.00%
  9. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling): 5 people, 50.00%
  10. Paraplegia (paralysis of the legs and lower body): 5 people, 50.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 2 people, 20.00%
  2. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 1 person, 10.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Norflex and have Gallbladder disorder?

Check whether Gallbladder disorder is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on orphenadrine citrate (the active ingredients of Norflex) and Norflex (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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