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Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Paracetamol + Orphenadrine Citrate Anarex, Suniton

Paracetamol/Orphenadrine - Side Effects, Precautions, and Contraindications

What side effects can Paracetamol/Orphenadrine cause?

Common side effects include:

  • ​​Drowsiness
    • Avoid driving or engaging in activities that require concentration
  • Nausea
    • Take the medication with or after food to reduce nausea
  • Dizziness
    • Avoid driving or engaging in activities that require concentration
  • Dry mouth
  • Dry eyes

Rare, but serious side effects include:

  • Retention of urine
  • Persistently fast heartbeat

The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:

  • Swollen face/eyes/lips/tongue
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Itchy skin rashes over your whole body

If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.

Before taking Paracetamol/Orphenadrine , what precautions must I follow?

​​Inform your healthcare professional if:

  • You are allergic to paracetamol or any of the other ingredients of this medication
  • You have a history of
    • Liver condition
    • Glaucoma (abnormally high pressure in the eye)
    • Urinary condition or not being able to empty your bladder
    • Enlarged prostate
    • Myasthenia Gravis (an immune disease that causes muscle weakness)
  • You are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding
  • You are taking any other medications, including supplements, traditional medications and herbal remedies

What food or medicine must I avoid when I take Paracetamol/Orphenadrine ?

​Avoid taking alcohol with paracetamol and orphenadrine as it may cause too much drowsiness.

Paracetamol/Orphenadrine - Additional Information

  • Updated on 9/30/2021 12:00:00 AM
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup
The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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