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What is orphenadrine-aspirin-caffeine?

Orphenadrine-aspirin-caffeine is a prescription muscle relaxant that combines three active ingredients in one tablet. The component ingredients are: orphenadrine (a muscle relaxant), aspirin (a pain reliever) and caffeine, (which increases aspirin's effectiveness). This medication helps relieve pain and swelling, and can relax muscles following sprains or strains. It can be taken in conjunction with a program of exercise, rest and physical therapy. This medication has been sold under the brand names Norgesic, Norgesic Forte, Orphengesic and Orphengesic Forte. The brand name products are no longer available.

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