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User Reviews for Norgesic

Norgesic has an average rating of 7.0 out of 10 from a total of 13 ratings on Drugs.com. 57% of reviewers reported a positive effect, while 21% reported a negative effect.

Condition Avg. Rating Reviews Compare
Muscle Pain  
8.3
8 reviews 351 medications
Muscle Spasm  
4.8
5 reviews 50 medications
Summary of Norgesic reviews 7.0 13 reviews

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Reviews for Norgesic

Chilicat January 15, 2020

For Muscle Pain: “Although I rarely suffer back pain I lifted something incorrectly. The pain in lower back was instant and all the muscles in that area became inflamed. Any movement was unbearable. Dr examined me and determined the problem and prescribed this medication and told to rest. I took a dose of two Norgesic straight away and went to bed sleeping for most of the day (they have a sedative affect on me). Next day I was able to get out of bed by myself. Continued taking as prescribed the following day and by day 3 pain completely gone muscles relaxed, no longer inflamed so ceased medication. For me these meds performed a miracle.”

10 / 10
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PainManagement July 6, 2019

For Muscle Pain: “For many years, wake up 2-3 hours after going to bed with really bad back pain. Had tried chiropractors, massage, yoga and stretches, inversion table, mersyndol forte, and NSAIDS. Not sure what is causing the pain, I suspect Ankolysing Spondilitis. Since taking norgesic, I can sleep 6-8 hours continously. Very little side effects. Not sure yet if this is going to be an ongoing thing but at least I am getting sleep like I haven't experienced in some 20 years or more.”

9 / 10
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darkquantum™ · Taken for less than 1 month February 28, 2016

For Muscle Spasm: “I tryed norgesic for 2 weeks 3 times a day. It was for a bad muscle spasm im my back, was hard to breathe. I swear norgesic is a placebo.It did nothing at all for me...Nothing. Worked as paracetamol at best dose no better imo. Told the doctor of my opinion and was given Valium (diazepam) 5mg. That worked amazingly. I felt it working the whole time. With the valium it took me 2 weeks to recover. Im EXTREMELY surprised to see so many people say norgesic it worked for them, But glad it did. I don't usually give feedback /- however I truly don't think this compound works.”

1 / 10
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Tony · Taken for 2 to 5 years August 6, 2019

For Muscle Pain: “I start taking this medicine when I was 36 year of age for about 3 years but really did not notice any side effects. Then I stop for 28 years and now starting to get back this problem so I am back to try it again. I read most of the comment about the side effects but after all there is no medicine without side effect at some level. Also I think this goes with the age and the life style. I don't take any medicine at all I always go for herbs over tablet normally. I am starting now with only 2 tablets a day and going to see the results and if it needs I am going to increase the dosage.”

7 / 10
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steph · Taken for 1 to 6 months August 9, 2021

“I have been suffering chronic lower back pain for over 6 months. Debilitating pain and quality of life affected. Finally given Norgesic to try and had some relief. I'm taking it as I under physiologist assistance and I'm now down to 1 per day. Thank goodness for this drug. No side effects for me.”

9 / 10
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Chronic Shoulder Pain All Year · Taken for less than 1 month April 17, 2020

For Muscle Spasm: “Norgesic was prescribed to me a few times when I had to get medication acutely when I was out of town, etc, where they don't give you the "real medications". As one would expect, it's an OTC relaxant comparable to like, paracetamol in pain killers. It won't do much at all if you are used to the hard stuff. But no abuse value, hardly any sides. It be okay for mild cases.”

4 / 10
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Greek guy · Taken for less than 1 month August 7, 2021

For Muscle Pain: “Other said this again but I am going to repeat: lifted some weights the wrong way (squats), got lower back pain. A bit of norgesic later and now I am good as new! Just be careful guys, if pain persists beyond lower back and is also on your legs, be sure to visit physician.”

10 / 10
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dawnny November 30, 2009

For Muscle Pain: “I tried a lot of medicines but these pills really take the pain away.”

10 / 10
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nor one January 11, 2011

For Muscle Spasm: “this is the best I've used nothing works as well...and believe me I tried a few.”

10 / 10
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Lebowski November 25, 2009

For Muscle Spasm: “Not nearly as "masking" as Lortab or Vicodin, but measurably close. It's definitely noticeable that caffeine exists among the ingredients, too. I've felt fairly pain free since taking this medicine.”

7 / 10
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ElayneZ May 22, 2015

For Muscle Pain: “Used norgesic as needed for 40 years for muscle spasms and muscle aches. Worked wonderful! Have found nothing as effective since they stopped making norgesic!”

10 / 10
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Annie May 28, 2018

For Muscle Spasm: “I thought I'll die with this drug because it can make your body weak . I can't hardly move. I won't take this drug again!”

2 / 10
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Anonymous June 6, 2015

For Muscle Pain: “I found this in Amman Jordan while traveling. The first thing I found that helps migraine symptoms. Can't find it in USA.”

9 / 10
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Benzo · Taken for less than 1 month March 12, 2018

For Muscle Pain: “I was eating these like candy and they did nothing what so ever.Got some diazepam & instant relief.I know that all drugs effect all people in different ways.”

1 / 10
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