What are the reasons that I should not take orphenadrine-caffeine-aspirin?

You should not take orphenadrine-caffeine-aspirin if you:
  • are allergic to orphenadrine, aspirin or caffeine
  • have any of the following conditions: intestinal or stomach blockages, glaucoma,  enlarged prostate, myasthenia gravis, achalasia, or bladder obstruction        
  • have influenza, fever or chicken pox -- to avoid Reye's syndrome, especially in children and young adults (Contact your doctor immediately if you develop a fever or swelling after taking this medication.)
  • are pregnant (This is a pregnancy Category D medication. Studies have shown a risk of harm to a developing fetus.)
  • are breastfeeding (Studies suggest this medication can pass into breast milk.)
Be sure to talk with your doctor about the risks and benefits of taking this medication if you are pregnant, may become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Older adults may need to be particularly careful about using this medication due to a greater likelihood of aspirin sensitivity and an increased risk of side effects.

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