Tizanidine 4 mg HCL tablet is used to treat muscle spasms. An oral tablet also comes in the form of capsules available from the Brand name: Zanaflex in the market.
It is a prescription drug, used to treat symptoms like muscle spasms, tightness and stiffness. It works by reducing the activity of nerves in the spinal cord.
Tizanidine 4 mg tablet Side Effects:
Taking Tizanidine can cause you some side effects, This medication has some common and serious side effects. It is not recommended to take this medication more than prescribed doses.
Some Common Side Effects:
- Dry Mouth
- Urinary Tract Infection
- Trouble Speaking
- Runny Nose
- Sore Throat
- Problem Vision
Serious Side Effects:
- Seeing or Believing Things that are not real
- Extremely Low Blood Pressure
- Liver Damage
Dosage information Tizanidine 4 mg capsule
The Below given information is for the tizanidine 4 mg oral tablet.
The dosage prescription depends on various things like your age, your health condition, what other medicine you are taking and how your body reacts to your first dose.
In Case of Muscle spasms
tizanidine 4 mg capsule is not practised on children yet, so it is not recommended to give such doses to children.
Age above 18 years (Adult)
Your doctor may start your dose from 2 mg 3 times a day, later your doctor may increase your dose from 2 to 4 mg until your condition improved.
doses should not increase three times a day.
Due to older age, the kidney started to function slower than younger people it will results in the medicine stays longer in your system which can cause side effects.
your doctor may start with lower doses or may change the schedule of drugs to avoid such side effects.
Things to take care of before taking Tizanidine HCl 4 mg tablet
you can take this medicine with or without food but you should follow the same pattern.
store in a cool place but not temperature lower to 25 degrees.