Zanaflex is a prescription medication that is used to treat multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injuries and other conditions that involve spasticity. Zanaflex contains tizanidine and works by temporarily relaxing muscle tone and blocking nerve impulses that are sent through to the brain.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Zanaflex include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of tizanidine.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Zanaflex?
If you miss a dose of Zanaflex, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of Zanaflex?
Both Zanaflex and the generic alternative tizanidine are available in strengths of 2mg and 4mg.