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Brand Name Zanaflex
Generic Name Tizanidine
Category Muscle Relaxant
Medication 2 and 4 mg

Information to have about Tizanidine (Generic Equivalent to Zanaflex) . .

What is Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) and what are its uses ?
How does ATizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) Works (Mechanism) ?
Dosage: How should you take Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) ?
Possible food and drug interactions when taking Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex)
Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) Warnings and Precautions.
Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) Side effects.

 

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Category : Muscle Relaxant
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What is Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) and what are its uses ?

Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) is a drug used to relax certain muscles.

Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) can help to relieve, but not cure muscle spasms (or muscle tightening) caused by medical problems such as multiple sclerosis or injuries to the brain or spine.

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How does ATizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) Works (Mechanism) ?

Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) is a muscle relaxant drug that works by blocking the alpha-2-adrenoceptor in the brain and spinal cord (central nervous system. The effect of this is to "damp down" the signals sent to the muscles.

In conditions where there is painful or disabling muscle spasm, Tizanidine can help to reduce stiffness and restore mobility.

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Dosage: How should you take Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) ?

Take Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) tablets orally.

Follow the directions on the prescription label. Swallow the tablets with a drink of water.

Do not take Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) with food until you have talked with your health care provider. Food can change the amount of Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) absorbed by the body. This can cause Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) not to work for you or to cause more side effects. Take your Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) doses at regular intervals. Do not take Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) more often than directed.

Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) Dosage for Adults :
To minimize side effects, the doctor is likely to begin with a dose of 2 milligrams, then increase the dose gradually to 4 milligrams.

Doses of 8 milligrams provide relief for most people. No more than 3 doses should be taken each 24 hours. The maximum dose of Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) per day is 36 milligrams.

Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) Dosage for Children :
Contact your pediatrician or health care professional regarding the use of Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) in children. Special care may be needed.

Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) Dosage for Older Adults
Older patients (age > 65 years) may have a stronger reaction to Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) and may need smaller doses.

Have you skipped your Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) dose?
If you miss a dose of Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex), take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose of Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex), take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses of Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex).

If you take too much of Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex)?
Incase of an overdose with Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) seek medical emergency immediately. An overdose of Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) can impair breathing and lead to coma.

Where should you store Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex)?
Store Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) out of the reach of children in a container that small children cannot open.

Store Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) at room temperature between 15-30 degrees C (59-86 degrees F). Protect from light. Keep container tightly closed. Throw away any unused amount of Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) after the expiry date.

Available strengths of Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex)
Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) tablets are available in the strengths of 2 mg and 4 mg.

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Possible food and drug interactions when taking Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex)

The following drugs may interact with Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex). They may increase or decrease the activity of Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex)

Inform your health care professional about all other medicines you are taking, including non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.

Who should not take Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex)?
Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) should not be used if you suffer from severe liver disease.

Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex)should not be used if you are allergic to one or any of its ingredients. Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have previously experienced such an allergy.

If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction, stop using Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) and inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately.

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Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) Warnings and Precautions.

Inform your health care professional for regular checks on your progress.

Do not suddenly stop taking Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex). Ask your prescriber or health care professional for advice on how to gradually reduce the dose of Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex), before stopping completely.

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) affects you. To avoid dizzy or fainting spells, do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older person. Alcohol can make you more drowsy and dizzy. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

Your mouth may get dry. Chewing sugarless gum or sucking hard candy, and drinking plenty of water will help.

Do not treat yourself for coughs, colds or allergies without asking your prescriber or health care professional for advice. Some ingredients (antihistamines) can cause drowsiness which may be additive with Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex).

If you are going to have surgery tell your prescriber or health care professional that you are taking Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex).

Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) Side effects.

Side effects of Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) that should be reported to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible:

  • confusion
  • dizziness or fainting spells
  • excitability, nervousness
  • low blood pressure
  • nausea or vomiting
  • slow or irregular heartbeat, palpitations, or chest pain
  • stomach pain
  • unusual or persistent rash
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • yellowing of the skin or eyes

Side effects of Tizanidine (Generic Zanaflex) that should be reported to your prescriber or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome:

  • blurred vision
  • constipation
  • drowsiness
  • dry mouth
  • tiredness or weakness

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