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Nutritional Supplements Library Zanaflex

Nutritional Supplements Library

Zanaflex(Tizanidine)


What is Zanaflex?

Zanaflex is in a class of drugs called skeletal muscle relaxants, which are used to decrease muscle cramps and spasms.Tizanidine (Zanaflex) is a centrally acting a2-adrenergic agonist. It is used to treat the spasms, cramping, and tightness of muscles caused by medical problems such as multiple sclerosis, back pain, or certain injuries to the spine. They work by blocking excess firing of the nerve cells that control muscle movement.


What is the effective dosage of Zenaflex?

The effective dosage of Zenaflex is 30mg per day.

What are the benefits of Zenaflex?

It is used to treat the spasms, cramping, and tightness of muscles caused by medical problems such as multiple sclerosis and spinal problems.


What are the side effects of Zenaflex?

Common Zanaflex side effects include difficulty speaking, dizziness or lightheadedness especially when getting up from lying or sitting and drowsiness.
Cautions-
• Limit the use of alcohol as alcohol may intensify the dizziness and drowsiness effects of Zenaflex.
• It is not for pregnant or breast feeding women.