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Noun1.orphenadrine - a skeletal muscle relaxant (trade name Norflex) used to treat severe muscle strain and Parkinsonism
muscle relaxant - a drug that reduces muscle contractility by blocking the transmission of nerve impulses or by decreasing the excitability of the motor end plate or by other actions
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M2 EQUITYBITES-September 1, 2011-Sagent Pharmaceuticals Inc receives FDA approval of skeletal muscle relaxant Orphenadrine Citrate Injection, USP(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
1 September 2011 - US Sagent Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:SGNT) said on Wednesday that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the green light to the company's Orphenadrine Citrate Injection, USP, a skeletal muscle relaxant.
In addition, GAVIS has launched four niche products, including nifedipine soft gelatin capsules (generic version of Procardia), polyethylene glycol 3350 (generic version of MiraLAX O-T-C), orphenadrine citrate ER 100 mg tablets (generic version of Norflex) and mesalamine rectal suspension enema (generic version of Rowasa).
Orphenadrine citrate reduced the frequency of cramps by 30% or more in 90% of patients with leg cramps in a double-blind crossover trial (N=59).
Three drugs have been used in the off-label treatment of NLC: verapamil, orphenadrine citrate, and quinine sulfate, none of which is FDA approved for this use.
AMEX:AKN) today announced that it has received an ANDA approval for Orphenadrine Citrate Injection USP.