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Tizpa 2 mg Tablet

Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd

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 can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Tizpa 2 mg Tablet, 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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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?uses

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.

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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, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst
Tizpa with Moxifloxacin
Medicines with composition Moxifloxacin: Mox I, Ankmox, Maxim, Meldeflox, Moxi, MXF, Valmox, Neumoxi
Tizpa with Escitalopram
Medicines with composition Escitalopram: Kopram, Ecit, Escnx, Esitopa, Madito, Citolex, Elcit, Escivi, Esetinol, Esmood, Solopram, Sancita, Emjoy, Recita, Jovail, Oxpram
Tizpa with Lomefloxacin
Medicines with composition Lomefloxacin: Vivo
Tizpa with Norfloxacin
Medicines with composition Norfloxacin: Nordip, Wyflox, Actiflox, Norwin, Norace, Avinor, Uroflox, Norban, Norcimax, Anflox, Zedflox, Stanflox, Utinox, Ugiflox, Mitynor
Tizpa with Pefloxacin
Medicines with composition Pefloxacin: Aviflox, P Cin
Tizpa with Gemifloxacin
Medicines with composition Gemifloxacin: Gametop, Geminex
Tizpa with Fluoxetine
Medicines with composition Fluoxetine: Flotin, Serodep, Fluxen, Fludep, Fluty, FT, Depilox, Bydep, Afzot, F Tin, Ulaxy, Flurix, Tune, Foxe, Zotin, Fluxin, Deptol
Tizpa with Nalidixic Acid
Medicines with composition Nalidixic Acid: Nal P
Tizpa with Sertraline
Medicines with composition Sertraline: Zosert, Sernit, Taline, Biosert, Pifser, Yline, Mares, Serwal, Setalin, Setrakon

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