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Tizanidine is used for:
Treating muscle spasms. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Tizanidine is a skeletal muscle relaxant. It works by blocking nerves that stimulate muscles to contract.
Do NOT use Tizanidine if:
you are allergic to any ingredient in Tizanidine
you are taking ciprofloxacin or fluvoxamine
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Before using Tizanidine :
Some medical conditions may interact with Tizanidine . Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
if you are
taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
if you have liver or kidney problems or prostate problems
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Tizanidine . Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following: Acyclovir, antiarrhythmics (eg, amiodarone, mexiletine, propafenone), cimetidine, famotidine, fluvoxamine, hormonal contraceptives (eg, birth control pills), quinolone antibiotics (eg, ciprofloxacin), ticlopidine, verapamil, or zileuton because they may increase the risk of Tizanidine 's side effects
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if this
medicine may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
How to use Tizanidine :
Use Tizanidine as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Take Tizanidine by mouth.
Food can change the way your body absorbs and uses Tizanidine . Be sure to discuss this with your doctor to determine the best way to take your dose, especially when changes to your dose are being considered, or if you are being prescribed a different dose form of Tizanidine (eg, tablets or capsules).
Do not stop taking Tizanidine suddenly. If Tizanidine is stopped, the dose should be reduced slowly to prevent symptoms of withdrawal, including high blood pressure, fast heartbeat, tremor, anxiety, and muscle tension.
If you miss a dose of Tizanidine , take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next
dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Tizanidine .
Important safety information:
Tizanidine may cause drowsiness, dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Tizanidine with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it.
Do not drink alcohol or use medicines that may cause drowsiness (eg, sleep aids, muscle relaxers) while you are using Tizanidine ; it may add to their effects. Ask your pharmacist if you have questions about which medicines may cause drowsiness.
Tizanidine may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting; alcohol, hot weather, exercise, or fever may increase these effects. To prevent them, sit up or stand slowly, especially in the
morning. Sit or lie down at the first sign of any of these effects.
Tell your doctor or dentist that you take Tizanidine before you receive any medical or dental care, emergency care, or surgery.
Do not take more than the recommended dose or use for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor.
Lab tests, such as liver tests, may be performed while you use Tizanidine . These tests may be used to monitor your condition or check for side effects. Be sure to keep all doctor and lab appointments.
Use Tizanidine with caution in the ELDERLY; they may be more sensitive to its effects.
Tizanidine should not be used in CHILDREN; safety and effectiveness in children have not been confirmed.
PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: It is not known if Tizanidine can cause harm to the fetus. If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of
using Tizanidine while you are pregnant. It is not known if Tizanidine is found in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use Tizanidine , check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.
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