Tizan 4mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Muscle relaxation
10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Tizan Tablet


Uses of Tizan Tablet

Tizan 4mg Tablet 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 Tizan Tablet


Sleepiness, Dry mouth.


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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Tizan 4mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Tizan Tablet works

Tizan 4mg 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.

In Depth Information on Tizan Tablet

Expert advice for Tizan Tablet

  • Tizan can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Tizan, 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 Tizan 4mg Tablet
Tizan 4mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Tizan 4mg Tablet 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.
Tizan 4mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Tizan 4mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Tizan 4mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wit
h kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tizan 4mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Tizan 4mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tizan 4mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Tizan 4mg 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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Q Levo 750mg Tablet, Levoca 500mg Tablet, Oflomac Suspension, ZO 400mg Tablet SR

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 Tizan 4mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Tizanidine

Tizan does not contain sulfa and aspirin
Tizan 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
Tizan is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
No, you cannot take Tizan or Zanaflex (which contains Tizan) 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 Tizan. Few people may experience excessive sleepiness. If you experience such side effects, consult your doctor
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
No, Tizan does not show on a drug test. Only narcotic drugs show up on a drug test.

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Substitutes for Tizan

No substitutes found for this medicine
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