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Tizanidine Information

Tizanidine Benefits & Uses

Tizanidine is used to treat the following -

Tizanidine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Tizanidine


Tizanidine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Tizanidine is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Abdominal Pain
  3. Skin Rash Mild
  4. Allergic reaction
  5. Bleeding Severe
  6. Depression Moderate
  7. Dizziness Mild
  8. Drowsiness
  9. Dry Mouth Mild
  10. Fatigue Mild
  11. Altered heart rate
  12. Influenza like symptoms
  13. Hallucinations
  14. Weakness
  15. Diarrhoea

Tizanidine Related Warnings

Is the use of Tizanidine safe for pregnant women?

Those womens are pregnant, before taking Tizanidine should be consult to doctor. If you don't do same, Then it will cause some serious side effects on your body.


Is the use of Tizanidine safe during breastfeeding?

Tizanidine should not be taken without first taking your doctor's advice, as it may severe side effects for breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Tizanidine on the Kidneys?

Tizanidine may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.


What is the effect of Tizanidine on the Liver?

Tizanidine can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.


What is the effect of Tizanidine on the Heart?

Tizanidine is rarely harmful for heart.


Severe Interaction of Tizanidine with Other Drugs

Tizanidine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Tizanidine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Tizanidine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Dehydration
  3. Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)
  4. Depression
  5. Psychosis
  6. Moebius Syndrome

Frequently asked Questions about Tizanidine

Is this Tizanidine habit forming or addictive?

No, Tizanidine is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Tizanidine you may feel sleepy. So it is not safe to undertake these activities.


Is it safe?

Yes, but take Tizanidine only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Tizanidine in mental disorders is not effective.


Tizanidine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Tizanidine

There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Tizanidine with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Tizanidine

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Tizanidine.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Zanaflex® (tizanidine hydrochloride)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 358-359