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Zanaflex 4mg


TIZANIDINE tablets

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Zanaflex 4mg is a very proficient muscle relaxant, used to overcome the muscle spasms caused by certain situations such as multiple sclerosis and injuries. Tizanidine hydrochloride is the chief active ingredient, which is present in this drug.

Quantity Strength Price Unit Price
30 Tablets Zanaflex 4mg $22.00 $0.73
90 Tablets Zanaflex 4mg $65.00 $0.72

Zanaflex 4mg drug hindrance the nerve impulses that are sent to your nervous system used in decreasing the pain sensation. It is also intended to be used in case of fibromyalgia and headache complaints.

Pharmacological action of Zanaflex 4mg

Zanaflex is a type of agonist of the alpha-2-adrenergic receptors, which are associated with pain. It reduces the spasticity by raising the presynaptic blockage of motor neurons.

Indications of Zanaflex 4mg

Zanaflex is used for the management of spasticity, muscle pain, muscle spasm and in also used to overcome the certain headaches.

Drug interactions

Drug interactions may change how your medications work or amplify your risk for serious side effects so avoid these drugs because they are not suitable along with Zanaflex

  • Any medicine to treat an abnormal heart rhythm, such as amiodarone, mexiletine or propafenone
  • Cimetidine which is used for indigestion and digestive ulcers
  • Some antibiotics such as fluoroquinolones, enoxacin, pefloxacin or norfloxacin
  • NSAID like rofecoxib and celocoxib
  • The contraceptive pillshould not be taken with tizanidine
  • Antibloodclotting drug like ticlopidine
  • Any medicine to treat high blood pressure, including diuretics
  • Beta blockers, e.g. Atenolol, propranolol
  • Digoxin (used to treat congestive heart failure and problems with heart rhythm)
  • Any sedatives (sleeping pills or medicines for anxiety)
  • Any other medicines which, when taken with Tizanidine, might affect your heart's rhythm, check with your doctor or pharmacist.

Important points which should be remembered while you taking Zanaflex or do not take this drug if you

  • are allergic (hypersensitive) to Tizanidine or to any of the ingredients in your medicine
  • have severely impaired liver function
  • are taking medicines such as Fluvoxamine (for depression) or ciprofloxacin (an antibiotic) (see also ‘Taking other medicines’)
  • have kidney and liver problems
  • have heart problems such as coronary artery disease

Storage condition

  • Store the medicine at room temperature away from exposure of heat and moisture.
  • keep away this drug from the children and pets

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Prescribed dose of Zanaflex 4mg

The main active component Zanaflex is Tizanidine hydrochloride, which is available in both capsule and tablet form. Tablets of Zanaflex are come in two different dosages form viz, 2mg and 4mg. Although the initial starting dose of Zanaflex is, 2mg but you can increase the dose after consulting with your physician. Take 4mg Zanaflex orally with an interval of six - hours. Do not take more than three doses in 24 hours it may harm you seriously.

In case of missed dose or skipped doses

In case of the miss dose, take it whenever you remember it. If it is almost the time for your next scheduled dose, you may skip the missed dose as taking extra medicine may lead to undesirable effects and addiction.

In case of overdose

Overdosing with generic Tizanidine can harm your liver, which lead to hepatic failure. It can also increase the blood pressure and make irregular heartbeat. When you take extra amounts of the drug, please go to the nearby hospital and take proper medication to solve this problem.

Un probable events along with Zanaflex 4mg

There are some unwanted effects, which are associated with Zanaflex 4mg

  • Dry mouth
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Constipation
  • Weakness
  • Tiredness

Some safety tips when you are using Zanaflex 4mg

  • Keep a track of the quantity of medicine used from each new bottle.
  • Never share this medicine with another person, especially somebody with a history of drug abuse since this drug may be habit forming. Use the medicine only when you have pain.