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Who should not take Norgesic (aspirin/caffeine/orphenadrine)?

Norgesic (aspirin-caffeine-orphenadrine) may not be suitable for:
  • people who have had a previous allergic reaction to this drug.
  • individuals who have: kidney or liver disease, an ulcer or blockage of the stomach or intestine, glaucoma, an enlarged prostate, difficulty urinating, myasthenia gravis or a bleeding or blood clotting condition.
  • children under 12 years of age (Norgesic contains aspirin, which puts children and teenagers at risk of Reye's syndrome.)       
  • pregnant women (due to aspirin content).
  • nursing women (since aspirin can pass into breast milk).

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