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Zanaflex 2mg Tablets | Generic Tizanidine

Generic Tizanidine

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Zanaflex 2mg Tablets

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30 Tablets Zanaflex 2mg $0.67 $20.00
90 Tablets Zanaflex 2mg $0.53 $48.00

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Zanaflex 2mg is a drug which is used as a muscle relaxant that acts for short duration of time. The active moiety present in Zanaflex 2mg is tizanidine, which helps in relaxation of muscles to treat muscle spasticity. Generally this medication is used to treat pain occur due to daily activities.

Tizanidine is agonist at the central alpha-2-adrenergic receptor and works by increasing presynaptic inhibition of motor neurons.

Zanaflex is contraindicated in the patients who are taking potent inhibitors of CYP1A2, like fluvoxamine or ciprofloxacin.

Zanaflex shows interactions with number of drugs mentioned below-

Acyclovir,cimetidine,famotidine,ticlopidine ,zileuton, birth control , antibiotics such as enoxacin and gatifloxacin, levofloxacin, lomefloxacin, moxifloxacin,  ofloxacin, sparfloxacin, trovafloxacin , or norfloxacin.

Store the medication Zanaflex 2mg properly at room temperature away from heat and moisture.

How to take -

Tizanidine or Zanaflex 2mg should be taken with a full glass of water. It is a short acting medicine, the effects of which begin after1-6 hours of taking medication. Three doses of the medication can be taken in a day in some cases between a time intervals of 6 to 8 hours. As per the instruction by the doctor, this medication should be taken with or without food. If tablet of tizanidine are taken with food, it may increase the level of drug in the blood stream. The level of drug may decrease if capsules of tizanidine are taken with food.

Not more than three doses means 36 mg of tizanidine should be taken in a 24-hour period. Excess of the medication can damage liver.

Do not miss the dose. If dose has been missed, take it as soon as remember. If it is the time of next dose, skip the missed dose and follow regular dosing schedule.

Overdosing of the medication should not be done, otherwise symptoms like drowsiness, confusion, slow heart rate, shallow breathing, feeling of light-headed, fainting and coma can occur, contact to the doctor if such situation happens.

Some of the side effects shown by the medication are-

Hives, uncomfortable breathing, swelling of your face, lips, tongue and throat

Emergency medical help should be taken if following mentioned side effects are seen- feeling of light headed, slow heart rate, fainting, hallucinations, confusion, and unusual behavior, pain in stomach, loss of appetite, yellowing of skin or painful urination.

Precautions and necessary information regarding Zanaflex 2mg or tizanidine-

  • Taking alcohol along with tizanidine therapy can enhance side effects of the medication, so avoid alcohol while taking tizanidine.
  • Do not take sleeping pills, medicines for seizures, allergic medication, antidepressant medication, medicines for cold or allergy and other type of muscle relaxers along with Zanaflex 2mg.
  • Zanaflex 2mg can leave withdrawl symptoms like dizziness, tremors, anxiety and increased heart rate. Thus always take doctor's suggestion before stopping the intake of medication.

Tizanidine can impart side effects that can impair thinking reactions. Thus be careful while driving or while doing any alert required activity.