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Who should not take orphenadrine?

Children should not take orphenadrine. Anyone with previous allergies to orphenadrine or any of its ingredients should not use the drug.

Some people who are sensitive to sulfites may have an allergic reaction to orphenadrine.

Orphenadrine may not be taken by people with certain medical conditions, including glaucoma, myasthenia gravis, ulcers, an enlargement of the prostate or blockage problems of the bladder, esophagus, intestines or stomach.

Other conditions that may prevent someone from taking orphenadrine include: additional stomach or intestinal inflammation issues, increased eye pressure, heart, kidney or liver problems or porphyria.

Elderly adults can use orphenadrine but they must be monitored closely, as some side effects like confusion may be more severe.

Talk to your doctor about the risks of orphenadrine if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or plan to become pregnant.

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