Tizanidine

Category: Muscle Relaxer



Tizanidine Overview

Tizanidine (trade names Zanaflex (Acorda Therapeutics), Sirdalud (Novartis), Relentus (Beximco Pharma)) is a drug that is used as a muscle relaxant. It is a centrally acting α2 adrenergic agonist. It is used to treat the spasms, cramping, and tightness of muscles caused by medical problems such as multiple sclerosis, ALS, spastic diplegia, back pain, or certain other injuries to the spine or central nervous system. It is also prescribed off-label for migraine headaches, as a sleep aid, a...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tizanidine

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tizanidine 4mg or soma 350mg stronger
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Was taking soma till my insurance put me on tizanadine 4mg once a day which does nothing is that a comparison choice? ## Hello, Annie! How are you? I'm sorry about the problem that you're having. No, none of the others are really as good as the Soma. The closest might be Skelaxin, which contains the active ingredient Metaxalone, so you may want to ask your doctor about trying it. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I WAS TAKING SOMA 3 AT BEDTIME INSURANCE DOES NOT WANT TO PAY FOR SOMA NO MORE THEY GAVEME TIZANIDINE 4MG HOW MUCH TIZADINE I SHOULD TAKE AT BEDTIME ## Hi I saw your thead and if your ins does want to oay for your soma, be aware that soma is an inexpensive medication. I used to get 120 and woul...
Updated 7 days ago.
 
expiration of tizanidine
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Found a bottle of tizanidine filled in 2015. Will it be safe to take? If so, will it still work? Also can you take seroquel with tizanidine? ## This medication does not become dangerous once expired, but it may start to lose efficacy, according to FDA reports. They can be taken together, if they have both been prescribed for you, but you may experience more severe side effects than usual, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, and confusion. When was it filled in 2015? Usually, the expiration date is a year from the date it was dispensed to you by your pharmacy. ## It was filled 4/2014 and it says expires on 4/2015. Sorry looked at the expiration instead date filled, so I guess that tells me its too old, right? Thanks for taking time to reply. So are they really bad?
Updated 19 days ago.
 
small white round pill with line on one side and 502 on the other
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White small round pill with 502 on one side and a line on the other side. What is this pill? ## This tablet is manufactured by Caraco Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 2mgs of Tizanidine, which is a muscle relaxant. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with? ## APO TI-2 and line on the other side tiny round white pill
Updated 1 month ago.
 
Tizanidine Medication
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I have had hallucinations and terrible, very realistic nightmares. I finally figured out that it was only after I took my tizanidine. I thought I was going crazy. I am not going to take it anymore and hope that I return to normal. My husband also complained about me acting and speaking unusually. ## Glad to hear you stopped taking it. Tizanidine does seem like a pretty dangerous medication when it comes down to possible side effects. MedlinePlus lists "changes in vision" as well as "seeing things or hearing voices that do not exist" to be common but serious side effects of Tizanidine. Learn More: Tizanidine Details Have you already started looking into other alternative treatment options? ## I have had hallucinations when taking this as well! They usually occur in the da...
Updated 1 month ago.
 
white round pill U 158
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A round white pill. One side has a U at the top and underneath it is the number 158. The other side has a line separating the pill in half. ## Hello, Jane! How are you? The closest I can find to this tablet is one manufactured by Unichem Pharmaceuticals with the marking U 168, so can you please double check the markings and post back? They list it as containing 2mgs of Tizanidine, the FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and dry mouth.
Updated 2 months ago.
 
u 158 white pill
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I have a small round white pills with u158 on one side and when I searched for the type of pills they're it comes back saying no results and this can't be true and I'm looking at the imprint clearly, can you please tell me what it's used for. Thank you ## @Curiosity, I just had a few questions about your pill in order to help narrow down some prospects: *Could the letter "u" on your pill possibly be depicted as a logo of some sort? *How are numbers arranged on the pill relative to the "u"? (e.g. is the "u" sitting above a score line on one side with the "158" underneath it or are they pictured exactly as you described "u158"?) *Whereabouts did you get it from? I thought I should note that I also located a very similar looking pill ...
Updated 3 months ago.
 
uses of zerodol mr tab
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is zerodol mr contains tizanidine is to take tizanidine safe to humanbody is there any side effects ## All medications carry the risk of causing side effects, this is a muscle relaxant and the NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 3 months ago.
 
white round pill m724
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I also have m 724 with a cross on back side i know its a muscle relaxer but is ut safe to sleep on i been taking half i didn't know if the whole thing would hurt me or make me sleep better thankyou ## Hello, Deedee! How are you? This is a prescription medication and you shouldn't take it, unless your doctor has prescribed it for you. That said, this is a 4mg Tizanidine tablet and yes, you are correct, it is a muscle relaxant, but since I am not your doctor, I can't tell you what the right dosage would be for you to take. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thanks for clarifying what this pill used for.A big help.
Updated 5 months ago.
 
nightmareTIZANIDINE
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about a week ago I took tizanidine and woke up from a nightmare in a full blown panic attack and have not been ok since. I was put on anti anxiety meds I wish to God I would have never touched tizanidine I do not recommend them to anyone who wants to not have anxiety!!!! Horrible medication!!! ## The last time I took tizanidine, I had severe hallucinations for hours in the middle of the night. I have never experienced anything like this ever--it was very frightening. If you have this drug, I suggest you throw them out quickly. It is a horrible drug. ## I have been taking tizanidine for over ten yrs and couldn't manage without it! My muscle spasms are so bad that I would be curled up in a ball on the floor without it. I'm sorry that your body has reacted negatively to it but not ...
Updated 6 months ago.
 
round white pill with u 169 on one side and cross the other
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Round pill that's white with one side marked u 169.other side with cross like a four way pill. ## Hello, Phyllis! How are you? This tablet is manufactured by Unichem Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 4mgs of Tizanidine, which is a muscle relaxant. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 9 months ago.
 

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Tizanidine
  • Capsule: 2mg, 4mg, 6mg
  • Tablet: 2mg, 4mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Tizanidine: (134 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0185-0034 Tizanidine 2 mg (Tizanidine Hydrochloride 2.29 mg) Oral Tablet by Eon Labs, Inc.
  • 0185-4400 Tizanidine 4 mg (As Tizanidine Hydrochloride 4.58 mg) Oral Tablet by Eon Labs, Inc.
  • 0228-2741 Tizanidine 4 mg (As Tizanidine Hydrochloride 4.58 mg) Oral Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0228-2742 Tizanidine 2 mg (Tizanidine Hydrochloride 2.29 mg) Oral Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0378-0722 Tizanidine 2 mg (Tizanidine Hydrochloride 2.29 mg) Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-0724 Tizanidine 4 mg (As Tizanidine Hydrochloride 4.58 mg) Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-1665 Tizanidine 2 mg (As Tizanidine Hydrochloride 2.288 mg) Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-1666 Tizanidine 4 mg (As Tizanidine Hydrochloride 4.576 mg) Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-1667 Tizanidine 6 mg (Tizanidine Hydrochloride 6.87 mg) Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0591-2788 Tizanidine 2 mg (As Tizanidine Hydrochloride 2.288 mg) Oral Capsule by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-2789 Tizanidine 4 mg (As Tizanidine Hydrochloride 4.576 mg) Oral Capsule by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-2790 Tizanidine 6 mg (Tizanidine Hydrochloride 6.87 mg) Oral Capsule by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0615-5574 Tizanidine 4 mg (As Tizanidine Hydrochloride 4.58 mg) Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-6564 Tizanidine 2 mg (Tizanidine Hydrochloride 2.29 mg) Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-7996 Tizanidine 4 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0904-6193 Tizanidine 4 mg (As Tizanidine Hydrochloride 4.58 mg) Oral Tablet by Major Pharmaceuticals
  • 0904-6418 Tizanidine 4.576 mg Oral Tablet by Major Pharmaceuticals
  • 10544-576 Tizanidine 4 mg/1 Oral Tablet by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 10544-587 Tizanidine 2 mg Oral Tablet by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 10544-863 Tizanidine 2 mg Oral Tablet by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 114 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Tizanidine or a similar ingredient: (1 result)


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tizanidine 4mg or soma 350mg stronger Was taking soma till my insurance put me on tizanadine 4mg once a day which does nothing is that a comparison choice? ##... 30 replies
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tizanidine out of system I was prescribed Tizanidine 4 mg and took 30 within a 4 week span. How long would this amount take to get out of my body... 4 replies
Tizanidine Abnormal Dreams Hallicinations I have been taking Tizanidine 12mg at night and 4 mg in the morning for over 3 months and have been experiencing some al... 3 replies
Tizanidine 4mg drowsiness and dizziness I have been on tizanidine, for about two weeks give or take. I was wandering if anyone could tell me if the morning dose... 2 replies
tizanidine a narcotic Is tizanidine considered a narcotic? Thanks ## Hello, Donald! How are you? No, Tizanidine is a muscle relaxant. It may c... 2 replies
tizanidine hcl 4 mg tablet car round white pill with the number 503 on one side and an x marking on the otherside ## is tizanidine hcl considered a nar... 2 replies
Tizanidine 8MG taper schedule? What is a good taper schedule after taking Tizanidine 8 MG every night for 6 years? ## Hi Missy, Due to the length of ti... 1 reply
Tizanidine Xanaflex dose it have xanex in it and if so how much ## Zanaflex is actually the name brand for a medication that contains the ac... 1 reply




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