Compare Skelaxin vs. Norflex

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Skelaxin
(metaxalone)

Norflex
(orphenadrine)

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Reviews for Skelaxin (metaxalone)
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Reviews for Norflex (orphenadrine)
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-60% worse vs. Skelaxin (metaxalone)
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-30% worse vs. Skelaxin (metaxalone)
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-20% worse vs. Skelaxin (metaxalone)
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Side effects
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How it works
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Type of medication
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Available as
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  • Pill
  • Extended release
Used for
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  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
Risk factors for serious side effects
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      Pregnancy

      The FDA hasn’t classified this medicine’s effects on unborn babies. Talk with your doctor about this medicine if you’re pregnant or planning on it.

      Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

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