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Hiclogesic

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What is Hiclogesic?

Hiclogesic is a medication that contains Orphenadrine Citrate and is used for the treatment of muscle spasms or pain. It is available on Drugstore Nigeria, Nigeria’s Largest Online Pharmacy.

Composition

It has Orphenadrine Citrate as its active ingredient.

What is Orphenadrine?

Orphenadrine is an extended-release tablet that is used in the treatment of muscle pain caused by musculoskeletal conditions. 

Uses

It is used in the treatment of muscle pain.

Dosage

Use as prescribed by your doctor.

Side Effects

Common side effects include: Dry mouth, Difficulty in urinating, Blurry vision, Dilated pupils, Weakness, Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Dizziness, Lightheadedness,  Constipation, Drowsiness, Fast heart rate, Itching, Rashes, Hives, and Increased blood pressure in the eyes.

Severe side effects may include Irritation, Agitation, Hallucination, Anxiety, Confusion, and Tremors.

Precautions

Extended-release tablets should not be chewed or crushed, as this may increase the risk of side effects. Ensure you inform your doctor about any pre-existing diseases such as Glaucoma, Heart failure, Ulcer, Myasthenia gravis, Urinary issues as well as any allergies and drugs you’re using. 

Interactions

It is important for you to inform your doctor about any previous existing health conditions, allergies, or medications you’re using because Orphenadrine may interact with drugs and products that contain any of the following: Propoxyphene, Opioids, Alcohol, Marijuana, Sleep, or Anxiety drugs, Antihistamines and other muscle relaxants.

Contraindications

It is contraindicated and should not be used by patients who suffer from Ulcers, Glaucoma, Heart problems, Prostrate or bladder problems, and Myasthenia gravis.

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