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Side effect(s) of Tizanidine

Read the side effects of Tizanidine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common- Dry mouth, increased spasm or tone of muscles, and dizziness.

Heart- Dilatation of blood vessels, postural hypotension, abnormal heart rhythm.

Gastrointestinal- Abdomen pain, diarrhea, blood in stool, difficulty in swallowing, nausea, loss of appetite.

Liver- Increase in liver enzymes, liver damage.

Blood- Unusual bleeding, high blood cholesterol, anemia, decrease in white blood cells, systemic inflammatory response syndrome.

Metabolic - Swelling of leg, hypothyroidism, weight loss.

Musculoskeletal- Autoimmune neuromuscular disease, back pain.

Central Nervous System- Sedation, depression, anxiety, tingling, hallucinations.

Respiratory - Sinusitis, pneumonia, inflammation of bronchus.

Skin - Rash, sweating, skin ulcer, itching, dry skin, acne, hair loss, hives.

Eye and ENT- Ear pain, tinnitus, deafness, glaucoma, conjunctivitis, eye pain, optic nerve disease, inflammation of middle ear, eye bleeding, visual field defect.

Genitourinary- Urinary urgency, heavy menstrual bleeding, urinary tract infection, urinary retention, kidney stone, increase in size of uterine fibroids, vaginal yeast infections, inflammation of vagina.

Other Precautions : 
*It may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting when you get up too quickly from a lying position. Get up slowly from bed.

Drug Name : Tizanidine

Tizanidine(Zanaflex) generic is a centrally acting muscle relaxant. It is used to treat the spasticity especially due to neurological disorders, and in painful muscle spasms of spinal origin. It blocks nerves that stimulate muscles to contract.
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