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Tizpa 2 mg Tablet

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Composition for Tizpa 2 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Tizpa 2 mg Tablet

Muscle relaxation
10 tablets in 1 strip
Medicine Overview of Tizpa Tablet

Uses of Tizpa Tablet

Tizpa 2 mg 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.

Tizpa Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Tizpa are Dizziness, Sleepiness, Weakness, Dryness in mouth, Stomach upset.

How to use Tizpa 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. Tizpa 2 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Tizpa Tablet works

Tizpa 2 mg 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 Tizpa Tablet

Expert advice for Tizpa Tablet

  • Tizpa 2 mg 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.
  • Tizpa 2 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Tizpa 2 mg Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Don't stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor if you've been on it for a long time.
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Tizpa Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Tizpa Tablet
Tizpa 2 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Tizpa 2 mg 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.
Tizpa 2 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Tizpa 2 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Tizpa 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tizpa 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Tizpa 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tizpa 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Tizpa 2 mg 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 Tizpa Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Tizpa 2 mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Tizpa

My husband is having illicit relationship bcoz of that lot of problems. I am very tensed all the time. Please suggest a medicine to calm down. Thank you
Dr. Ambrish Dharmadhikari
Mental Wellness
We understand your concernWe are here to helpYou are advised to solve problemAs medicine will help you for temporary periodDiscussing with husband and finding solution will calm you downTill then you can do Jacobson Progressive Muscle Relaxation""http://www.healthline.com/health/what-is-jacobson-relaxation-technique#wholebody-technique3Follow this link to find detailed procedure
i have suffering from anxiety problem and blood preasure in high condition
Dr. Ambrish Dharmadhikari
Mental Wellness
Thank you for your question. We understand your concern. I would urge you to consult nearest psychiatrist for assessment and to rule out any anxiety disorder. For anxiety you can do lifestyle modifications. You can practice yoga and meditation. You are advised to exercise regularly and do breathing exercise. Above methods are priceless to reduce anxiety. For relaxation, you can read about Jacobson progressive muscle relaxation" on internet and practice it."

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Frequently asked questions about Tizpa Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Tizanidine
Q. Does Tizpa contain sulfa or asprin?
Tizpa does not contain sulfa and aspirin
Q. Is Tizpa an opiate, NSAID, blood thinner, controlled substance, or muscle relaxer?
Tizpa is not an opiate, NSAID, blood thinner or a controlled substance. It is a muscle relaxant
Q. Is Tizpa 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 Tizpa 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 Tizpa gluten free?
Tizpa is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Q. Can I take Tizpa or Zanaflex for menstrual cramps, headaches, or anxiety?
No, you cannot take Tizpa or Zanaflex (which contains Tizpa) for menstrual cramps, headaches, or anxiety. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Q. Does Tizpa cause weight loss or keep you awake (insomnia)?
You may experience insomnia or weight loss with the use of Tizpa. Few people may experience excessive sleepiness. If you experience such side effects, consult your doctor
Q. Can I take Tizpa with Aleve (naproxen), Ambien (zolpidem), Norco (acetaminophen and hydrocodone), Tylenol (paracetamol), Valium (diazepam), or Xanax (alprazolam)?
You may take Aleve and Tylenol with Tizpa, but Ambien, Norco, Valium, and Xanax should not be given with Tizpa. 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 Tizpa show on a drug test?
No, Tizpa does not show on a drug test. Only narcotic drugs show up on a drug test.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Tizpa with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Tizpa with Paroxetine
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx
Tizpa with Gatifloxacin
Medicines with composition Gatifloxacin: Adflox, Limaflox, Gatifa, Abgate
Tizpa with Gemifloxacin
Medicines with composition Gemifloxacin: Gametop
Tizpa with Levofloxacin
Medicines with composition Levofloxacin: Liflo, Levotar, Evopic, Sulagio, Levoaid
Tizpa with Sertraline
Medicines with composition Sertraline: Zosert
Tizpa with Fluoxetine
Medicines with composition Fluoxetine: Flotin
Tizpa with Sparfloxacin
Medicines with composition Sparfloxacin: Sparsun
Tizpa with Ofloxacin
Medicines with composition Ofloxacin: Altoxin, Zenof, Solxacin, Flo Flox, Crof, Fineoff, Olfo, Gravflox
Tizpa with Ciprofloxacin
Medicines with composition Ciprofloxacin: Vincip, Alticip, Ciper, Cipsyte
Tizpa with Norfloxacin
Medicines with composition Norfloxacin: Nordip

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