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Zanaflex is a brand, drug brand.


Zanaflex a.k.a. Tizanidine is a drug that is used as a muscle relaxant. It is a centrally acting α₂ adrenergic agonist. It is used to treat the spasms, cramping, and tightness of muscles caused by medical problems such as multiple sclerosis, ALS, spastic diplegia, back pain, or certain other injuries to the spine or central nervous system. It is also prescribed off-label for migraine headaches, as a sleep aid, and as an anticonvulsant. It is also prescribed for some symptoms of fibromyalgia.

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Google previewManagement of Headache and Headache Medications (2013)

by Lawrence D. Robbins

Zanaflex is a promising newer medication. Calcium channel antagonists (Verapamil): Occasionally effective for daily headache asweil asmigraine andcluster. Verapamil (Calan, Isoptin, Verelan ) ...

Google previewPrescription Pain Relievers (2005)

by M. Foster Olive, D. J. Triggle

Zanaflex is a registered trademark of Elan Pharmaceuticals; Zoloft is a registered trademark of Pfizer Inc.; Zomig is a registered trademark of AstraZeneca; Zydone is a registered trademark of Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. M. Foster Olive received ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Women's Health (2004)

by Sana Loue, Martha Sajatovic

often use muscle relaxants (such as Flexeril, Zanaflex, Soma, Skelaxin, and Norflex), usually along with anti-inflammatory medications, to treat muscle tightness and inflammation. Muscle relaxants are sedating, which can help FMS patients ...

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman


Google previewPharmaceutical Manufacturing Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (2013)

by William Andrew Publishing

India - Zanaflex Elan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - - Zanaflex Novartis - - Hydrochloric acid Manufacturing Process ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

Cf Protease inhibitor zaleplon Sonata®, see there Zanaflex® Tizanidine Neurology An agent used to manage Increased muscle tone in spasticity– eg, in spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (2015)

Zanaflex®), baclofen (e.g., Lioresal® and Liofen®), and dantrolene (e.g., Dantrium®). Dantrolene is a peripherally acting muscle relaxant with no CNS activity. Offlabel use of the anticonvulsant drug gabapentin (e.g., ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

5′ Zanaflex A trade name for tizanidine, an antispasmodic and sympatholytic agent. Zanflo An anionic polysaccharide produced by certain soil bacteria. Zanosar A trade name for streptozocin, ...

Google previewA Dictionary for the Modern Singer (2014)

by Matthew Hoch

Zanaflex tizanidine antispasmotic Dry mouth may occur. The use of sedatives may produce an uninhibited or diminished drive to speak. Symptoms of dysarthria (slow, slurred, and uncoordinated speech movements) may also be linked to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Pharmacology

by Stefan Offermanns

Tiotidine Tizanidine (Zanaflex®) trans- Triprolidine Valsartan (Diovan®) Ondansetron (Zofran®) Zolantidine >• Table Appendix: ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Autoimmune Diseases (2003)

by Dana K. Cassell, Noel R. Rose

Tizanidine (Zanaflex), used for ...

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