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Tizanidine

Also known as Zanaflex


Tizanidine (trade names Zanaflex, Sirdalud) 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, and as an anticonvulsant. It is also prescribed for some symptoms of fibromyalgia.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $25.35 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed tizanidine to treat lumbago, degenerative disc disease, multiple sclerosis, and fibromyalgia.

What side effects are related?

Patients taking tizanidine most commonly experience side effects like mouth dryness, fatigue, and weakness.

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