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Buy Zanaflex or Generic Tizanidine HCl Online

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GENERIC ALTERNATIVE LISTING - Tizanidine HCl
Dosage Pack Size & Price Qty
2mg
4mg
BRAND LISTING - Zanaflex (Tizanidine HCl)
Dosage Pack Size & Price Qty
2mg

ZANAFLEX (TIZANIDINE)

Zanaflex Description

Zanaflex or generic Tizanidine is a short-acting muscle relaxant that your doctor may recommend if you have multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, or other conditions that cause muscle spasms or cramps. This will allow you some relief from the pain and stiffness that keeps you from doing some of the things you enjoy and carrying out your daily tasks. The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

What Does Zanaflex Do?

When taken as directed, Zanaflex works as an alpha-2 adrenoceptor agonist. This means it finds and blocks these receptors in your central nervous system to reduce the nerve signals transmitted in your spinal cord to your muscles so the contractions and tension is relieved. You sleep better, work easier, or can undergo rehabilitation with an increased mobility. Take Zanaflex as instructed and do not share this medication with any other persons.

More About Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease where your own body’s defenses attack your tissues. In the case of MS, the target is the protective covering called myelin that protects and insulates neurons. As the myelin becomes damaged, the flow of nerve impulses along nerve fibers becomes distorted. The result can be painful muscle spasms or contractions that stop you from being able to walk or stand comfortably without the help of Zanaflex. There is no cure for MS, but the right medication and regular physical therapy can allow you to maintain your mobility longer by easing muscle stiffness and contractions.

Before You Take Zanaflex

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or are breast feeding as Zanaflex may be harmful to your unborn or nursing baby. If you are taking birth control pills, your doctor may lower the dosage of Zanaflex as some oral contraceptives can cause this drug to build up in your body and cause other side effects. Discuss other medical conditions or allergies you have and list any over the counter and Rx medicine you are taking, including herbal remedies and vitamin or dietary supplements so your doctor can determine if Zanaflex is the right drug for your situation.

Proper Use and Recommendations for Zanaflex

Until you know how Zanaflex will affect you, do not drive, operate machinery, or perform any tasks considered to be potentially risky. You should not stop taking Zanaflex suddenly as you may experience a rise in your blood pressure and an increased heart rate. Your doctor will slowly decrease your dosage once you are ready to stop taking Zanaflex. Do not drink alcohol while taking Zanaflex as some of the side effects could increase. Remember to have your liver function tested regularly to be certain Zanaflex has not had any negative effects on it.

Possible Side Effects of Zanaflex

  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Constipation

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