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