Ginox Gel

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Composition for Ginox NA Gel

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Primarily used for

Muscle relaxation
30 gm in 1 tube

Medicine Overview of Ginox Gel


Uses of Ginox Gel

Ginox Gel is used for muscle relaxation
It treats muscle spasms which may occur in diseases affecting the nervous system, such as cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, motor neuron disease, or due to a disease or injury of head, brain, or spine.

Side effects of Ginox Gel


Sleepiness, Dry mouth.


How to use Ginox Gel

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Ginox Gel works

Ginox gel is a muscle relaxant. It works on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm without reduction in strength. This improves pain and movement of muscles.

In Depth Information on Ginox Gel

Expert advice for Ginox Gel

  • Ginox can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Ginox, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Special precautions for Ginox Gel
No interaction found
Ginox Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Ginox Gel is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limite
d human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Ginox Gel may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decreas
e alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Ginox Gel should be used with caution in patients with kidne
y disease. Dose adjustment of Ginox Gel may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Ginox Gel should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ginox Gel may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Ginox Gel is not advised in patients with severe liver disease. Liver function tests are recommended before the start of treatment and then on a regular basis as advised.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Tizanidine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ginox NA Gel

Frequently asked questions for Tizanidine

Ginox does not contain sulfa and aspirin
Ginox is not an opiate, NSAID, blood thinner or a controlled substance. It is a muscle relaxant
Valium is a brand name for drug diazepam. It is also used as a muscle relaxant, but both have different functions. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Flexeril is a brand name for drug cyclobenzaprine, which is also used as a muscle relaxant. Effect of the drug may vary upon individual response. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Q. Is tizanidine water soluble?
Tizanidine is a lipid-soluble drug; it is only slightly soluble in water and methanol
Ginox is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
No, you cannot take Ginox or Zanaflex (which contains Ginox) for menstrual cramps, headaches, or anxiety. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
You may experience insomnia or weight loss with the use of Ginox. Few people may experience excessive sleepiness. If you experience such side effects, consult your doctor
You may take Aleve and Tylenol with Ginox, but Ambien, Norco, Valium, and Xanax should not be given with Ginox. Consult your doctor before simultaneous use
Q. Can I take tizanidine with prednisone, ibuprofen, tramadol, or oxycodone?
Tizanidine may be taken with prednisone or ibuprofen, but tramadol or oxycodone with tizanidine may increase their side effects. Consult your doctor before simultaneous use
No, Ginox does not show on a drug test. Only narcotic drugs show up on a drug test.

Substitutes for Ginox

No substitutes found for this medicine
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