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Get Tizanidine (Zanaflex) prescription refill online

Tizanidine (Zanaflex) is a medication prescribed as a potent muscle relaxant. Getting a Tizanidine (Zanaflex) prescription from us is straightforward and effortless; you can connect with a qualified doctor anytime through “Your Doctors Online” to discuss your presenting symptoms.

However, a Tizanidine (Zanaflex) prescription will only be provided after consultation with our qualified doctor and if the treatment is completely safe and suitable for you.

What is Tizanidine (Zanaflex)?

Tizanidine is a skeletal muscle relaxant recommended to treat muscle spasms caused by a brain or spinal cord injury or by multiple sclerosis. It is a skeletal muscle relaxant available in the market under the brand names Zanaflex, Zanaflex capsule, and some others; other drugs from the same therapeutic class are baclofen, robaxin, cyclobenzaprine, and methocarbamol, which healthcare providers prescribe for the muscle relaxation purpose.

Uses of Tizanidine (Zanaflex)

Tizanidine is a prescription drug for muscle relaxation, strains, or spasms.

How does it works?

Tizanidine works by inhibiting nerve signals in the body’s spinal cord that lead to muscle tightening. Tizanidine is an alpha-2 adrenergic agonist that reduces excessive nerve activity, leading to the relaxation of muscles. This effect helps to alleviate muscle spasms and improve overall muscle function.

What are the different dosage forms and strengths of Tizanidine?

It comes in two different dosage forms. Tablets and capsules. Tablets come in 2mg
and 4mg, while capsules strengths come in 2mg,4mg, and 6mg. The dose and dosage form can only be prescribed and decided by the healthcare provider.

How to take it?

Take the tablet and capsule via mouth with water. Mostly, the initial dose is 2 mg once daily and is increased with time as per the medical condition. Make sure to not exceed 36 mg/day to avoid any side effects.

Side effects of Tizanidine

Common side effects of Tizanidine may include

  • Dry mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Nervousness
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Drowsiness
  • Weakness
  • Back pain.

Serious side effects include 

  • Chest pain
  • Shallow breathing
  • Lightheadedness
  • Allergic reactions
  • Burning urine. 

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Dr. Nicole, I have been taking Tizanidine before and ran out of it. Can you give me a Tizanidine refill?

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Prescription

  • Tizanidine 2 mg tablet
  • Take one tablet thrice daily

 

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Precautions and Contraindications

  • Do not take this medication if you are hypersensitive to this drug or previously had any allergic reaction to it. 
  • This medication might decrease your blood pressure, leading to hypotension. Discuss with your doctor if your blood pressure fluctuates. 
  • If you have any liver or kidney abnormalities, make sure to discuss it with your healthcare provider to get your dose adjuster accordingly. 
  • This medication is safe in pregnancy and can be used. Discuss with your doctor in case of side effects. 

FAQs about Tizanidine prescription refill

Can online doctors prescribe muscle relaxers?

Yes. Only pain relievers for muscle pain are available over the counter to deal with the temporary pain. Muscle relaxants are only prescribed by a healthcare provider and can not be dispensed over the counter.

How long does Tizanidine relieve pain?

Tizanidine will start acting within 2-3 hours of taking it, and its effectiveness will last 6-8 hours in the body, after which another dose is needed.

How much Tizanidine (Zanaflex) can I take for anxiety?

Tizanidine is not usually recommended for anxiety. It is usually prescribed for muscle spasms due to multiple sclerosis. However, if you have been prescribed Tizanidine for anxiety, follow the exact dosing schedule as your doctor recommended.

How much Tizanidine (Zanaflex) can I take at once?

It is recommended to take Tizanidine every six to eight hours, 2 mg each time. The maximum daily dose of Tizanidine should not exceed 36 mg.

What should you not take Zanaflex (Tizanidine) with?

Tizanidine is strictly contraindicated if you are taking Ciprofloxacin, Opioids, and Fluvoxamine. Share the detailed list of medications that you are taking with your health care provider to avoid any potential contraindications.

Is tizanidine a strong muscle relaxer?

Yes. Tizanidine is a strong muscle relaxer prescribed by a healthcare provider to relieve muscle spasticity (toughness and rigidness of muscles). Healthcare providers recommend it as the first choice for stiff muscles.

What medication is similar to Zanaflex?

BaclofenRobaxin (methocarbamol), and Valium are medications similar to or prescribed for the same conditions as Zanaflex. These medications help relax muscles, but it is essential to consult a doctor for prescription.

What medications cannot be taken with Tizanidine?

Some of the medications, including alprazolam, benzhydrocodone, buprenorphine, butorphanol, cetirizine, codeine, diazepam, diphenhydramine, fentanyl, hydrocodone, levorphanol, meclizine, methanol, oxycodone and tramadol all drugs that should be avoided with tizanidine to avoid any drug-drug interactions.

When is the best time to take Zanaflex?

Zanaflex is usually recommended to take thrice daily at a dosing interval of 6 to 8 hours each. Therefore it should be taken in the morning, noon, and evening. However, your doctor may recommend specific dose timings based on your individual needs.

Who should not take Zanaflex?

Tizanidine should be avoided if you are hypersensitive to Zanaflex or any of its ingredients. It is also contraindicated for use if you are taking Ciprofloxacin and Fluvoxamine.

What happens if I take too much Zanaflex?

If you overdose on Zanflex, it may be life-threatening or lead to side effects such as altered mental status, hypotension, bradycardia, and respiratory depression.

Is Tizanidine an FDA-approved drug?

Tizanidine is FDA-approved for the management of spasticity, muscle spasms and strains.

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