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What is orphenadrine?

Orphenadrine is a muscle relaxant used to treat pain and discomfort in adults. Orphenadrine is a prescription drug, often used to treat strained or sprained muscles. It can be used together with physical therapy and anti-inflammatory drugs to treat an injury.

Orphenadrine, which is marketed under the brand name Norflex, is available in tablet and injection form. Orphenadrine injections are usually given in a doctor's office. If you require longterm treatment with orphenadrine, a doctor may teach you how to give yourself injections at home.

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