Zanaflex (Tizanidine Hydrochloride)

What is Zanaflex?

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What diseases and conditions are treated by Zanaflex?

Some conditions and diseases that may be treated by Zanaflex include:

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What are the active ingredients of Zanaflex?

The active ingredients in Zanaflex include:

What class of drug is Zanaflex?

Zanaflex belongs to the class of drugs:

Available Forms

The available forms from suppliers in the USA include:

  • Tablets
  • Capsules

Tablets

Tablet forms from suppliers in the USA:

Capsules

Solution forms from suppliers in the USA:

Forms

This product comes in different forms from different suppliers in the USA:

Zanaflex Information Guide

Trade Name:
Zanaflex
Generic Name of Zanaflex:
Availability of Zanaflex:
Prescription Drug

Zanaflex is a prescription drug that belongs to the pharmacologic class of Central alpha-2 Adrenergic Agonist.

Related Disease Topics

Disease articles related to Zanaflex include:

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Drugs may have a number of warnings associated with their use. What are the warnings regarding the use of Zanaflex?

Some of the warnings are below. Any use of Zanaflex needs to heed warnings surrounding the following:

  • LIMITED DATA BASE FOR CHRONIC USE OF SINGLE DOSES ABOVE 8 MG AND MULTIPLE DOSES ABOVE 24 MG PER DAY ...
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What precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Zanaflex?

Some of the precautions need to be noted when considering Zanaflex for use in particular situations such as the following:

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Would taking Zanaflex interfere with other drugs or medications I may be taking?

Some of the interactions are listed below. Zanaflex may interact with the following so this needs to be taken into consideration when considering the use of this drug:

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What are the possible side-effects (adverse effects or unintended effects) of taking Zanaflex?

Some of the possible side-effects or adverse reactions may include effects such as:

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What are the inactive ingredients in Zanaflex?

The inactive ingredients contained in Zanaflex are:

  • Silicon Dioxide
  • Stearic acid
  • Cellulose, microcrystalline
  • Anhydrous lactose

Product Formulation Information: Zanaflex

Company that labels Zanaflex:
Acorda Therapeutics, Inc.
Strength of Zanaflex:
4 mg/1
Form of Zanaflex:
Tablet
How is Zanaflex taken?
Oral (by mouth)
Date that Zanaflex is effective:
1st January, 1997

Formulations

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