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Tizan 2 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Tizan Tablet

Tizan Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Weakness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Stomach upset

How to use Tizan Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tizan 2 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Tizan Tablet works

Tizan 2 Tablet 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.

Tizan Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Tizan 2 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tizan 2 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Tizan 2 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Tizan 2 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Tizan 2 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tizan 2 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Tizan 2 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tizan 2 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Tizan 2 Tablet 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.

What if you miss a dose of Tizan Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Tizan 2 Tablet, 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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Expert Advice

  • Tizan 2 Tablet provides relief from rigidity, tension and stiffness in muscles (spasticity) that may occur due to various conditions affecting the nervous system.
  • Take it with or after food or a glass of milk.
  • Tizan 2 Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Tizan 2 Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor if you've been on it for a long time.

Interaction with Drugs

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Tizan

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I am going for gym for 4days.i feel muscle pain. I can't raise my arms because of pain. Please suggest a medicine that for muscle relaxation and pain
Dr. Debashis Mukherjee
General Physician
Take oral electrolytes excercise less and you may try with MYOSPAZ 1 tab 3 times a day for 2 to 3 days
Road accident. Now cured. Is physiotherapy mandatory after removal of POP??Sir, I met with road accident exactly 63 days ago. Now POP is removed. Still can't walk without walking aid. Doctor told physiotherapy is not required. And not suggested any exercises also for muscle relaxation. Sir, please suggest me , whether I should consult another doctor or exercises not always mandatory
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Physiotherapy is not mandatory Home exercises are needed for all cases
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FAQs

Q. Does Tizan contain sulfa or asprin?

Tizan does not contain sulfa and aspirin

Q. Is Tizan an opiate, NSAID, blood thinner, controlled substance, or muscle relaxer?

Tizan is not an opiate, NSAID, blood thinner or a controlled substance. It is a muscle relaxant

Q. Is Tizan like valium?

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

Q. Is Tizan stronger than Flexeril?

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

Q. Is Tizan gluten free?

Tizan is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q. Can I take Tizan or Zanaflex for menstrual cramps, headaches, or anxiety?

No, you cannot take Tizan or Zanaflex (which contains Tizan) for menstrual cramps, headaches, or anxiety. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug

Q. Does Tizan cause weight loss or keep you awake (insomnia)?

You may experience insomnia or weight loss with the use of Tizan. Few people may experience excessive sleepiness. If you experience such side effects, consult your doctor

Q. Can I take Tizan with Aleve (naproxen), Ambien (zolpidem), Norco (acetaminophen and hydrocodone), Tylenol (paracetamol), Valium (diazepam), or Xanax (alprazolam)?

You may take Aleve and Tylenol with Tizan, but Ambien, Norco, Valium, and Xanax should not be given with Tizan. 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

Q. Does Tizan show on a drug test?

No, Tizan does not show on a drug test. Only narcotic drugs show up on a drug test.

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