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Tizanidine

Tizanidine is a muscle relaxer that is made to treat muscle pain and spasticity. It is the active ingredient found in brand-name medication such as Zanaflex. This fast acting tablet works to stop nerve impulses that instruct the brain to create muscle pain, helping to relieve painful muscle aches. You can order it here for a fraction of the regular price!

Tizanidine may also be marketed as: Zanaflex, Sirdalud

Uses

Tizanidine (tizanidine) is a muscle relaxer that is made to provide short term relief of muscle pain and spasticity. Generic Tizanidine works to stop nerve impulses that instruct the brain to create muscle pain and discomfort.

Tizanidine can be used to remedy muscle pain that is associated with medical conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (MS), spastic diplegia, and some cases of fiber myalgia, as well as injuries to the back, spine and central nervous system. Consult your doctor before using Generic Tizanidine for uses listed here, as well as alternative treatments.

Tizanidine is used to treat a variety of muscle pain symptoms, including: cramping, spasms and tightness. Tizanidine can be used to remedy muscle pain that is associated with medical conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (MS), spastic diplegia, and some cases of fiber myalgia, as well as injuries to the back, spine and central nervous system.

How to take

Talk Tizanidine with a full glass of water. Contact your doctor for the precise instructions that apply to you.

Tizanidine is a short-acting medication. The effects of this medication will be strongest between 1 - 6 hours after ingestion. Wait 6 - 8 hours between each dose.

Side effects

Always read the ingredients before taking this or any other medication to ensure that there are no elements that may elicit an allergic reaction. Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the following side-effects associated with an allergic reaction: hives, shortness of breath, swelling of the lips, tongue, throat or face.

Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the following serious side effects:
hallucinations, disorientation, nausea, upset stomach, stomach pains, fever, loss of appetite, lightheadedness, fainting spells, decelerated heart rate, discomfort when urinating, dark colored urine or stool, or jaundice.

Less serious side effects associated with Tizanidine include:
anxiety, stomach pain, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, fatigue, dizzy feeling, fever, dry mouth, further muscle weakness, tightness or spasms or back pain, increased perspiration, and skin rash.

Additional side-effects may result from taking this medication. Consult a medical profession before taking this or any other medication.

Precautions

Always read the ingredients before taking this or any other medication to ensure that there are no elements that may elicit an allergic reaction.

Before taking Tizanidine, consult your doctor if you have a history of any of the following medical conditions:
high or low blood pressure, kidney disease, liver problems, Long QT syndrome

Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or plan on becoming pregnant before taking this medication.

Drug interactions

Always read the ingredients before taking this or any other medication to ensure that there are no elements that may elicit an allergic reaction.

Do not take Tizanidine if you are allergic to tizanidine, or if you are taking the following medications:
ciprofloxacin (Cipro) or fluvoxamine (Luvox).

Contact your doctor if you are taking any of the following medications before adding Tizanidine to your treatment plan:
acyclovir, zileuton, ticlopidine, famotidine, cimetidine, birth control pills, any antibiotics, any blood pressure medications, or any heart rhythm medications.

Always inform your doctor of any medications you are taking (including vitamins and herbal supplements) before embarking on a new treatment. Additional medications not listen here may interact negatively with your medication.

Missed dose

Do not take more than your recommended dosage. Take missed doses as soon as you remember unless it is nearly time for your next treatment.

Storage

Keep Tizanidine in a cool, dry place away from heat and moisture. Dispose of any unused medication past the point of expiry. Keep out of reach of children and pets.