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      Brand Name: ZANAFLEX

      Generic Name: Tizanidine

      Generic for Zanaflex* (Tizanidine) is an oral medication used to treat muscle spasms caused by multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury. Tizanidine is a short-acting muscle relaxant that temporarily relaxes the muscle tone and treats muscle tightness and cramping. This medicine works by blocking certain nerve signals that are sent from the spine to the brain. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

       
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    What is Generic for Zanaflex* used for?

    Generic for Zanaflex* (Tizanidine) is an oral medication used to treat muscle spasms caused by multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury. Tizanidine is a short-acting muscle relaxant that temporarily relaxes the muscle tone and treats muscle tightness and cramping. This medicine works by blocking certain nerve signals that are sent from the spine to the brain. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

    What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Zanaflex*?

    The dosage of Generic for Zanaflex* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

    Take Generic for Zanaflex* with a full glass of water.

    What if you miss a dose of Generic for Zanaflex*?

    If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Zanaflex* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

    What if you overdose on Generic for Zanaflex*?

    Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Zanaflex*, seek medical attention immediately.

    What other drugs could interact with Generic for Zanaflex*?

    It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Zanaflex*.

    Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Zanaflex*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

    Generic for Zanaflex* can interact with antibiotics, blood pressure medications, and birth control pills.

    Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

    What are the side effects of Generic for Zanaflex*?

    Like other medicines, Generic for Zanaflex* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Zanaflex* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

    It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Zanaflex* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Zanaflex* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

    Generic for Zanaflex* can cause side effects such as dry mouth, constipation, dizziness, stomach pain, diarrhea, sweating, and skin rash. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Zanaflex*.

    What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Zanaflex*?

    Is it possible for me to take Generic for Zanaflex* with other drugs?
    Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Zanaflex*?
    What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Zanaflex*?
    How will Generic for Zanaflex* work in my body?
    How should Generic for Zanaflex* be taken?
    How to reduce the risk of Generic for Zanaflex* drug interactions and side effects?

    Note

    The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Zanaflex* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

     

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