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The active ingredient of Tizan is tizanidine hydrochloride which belongs to a group of medicines called muscle relaxants. It is used to relax muscles which have become stiff due to multiple sclerosis or other diseases affecting the spinal cord.
It is used to relieve spasticity which results from long-term conditions such as multiple sclerosis and following long-term injuries to the head or back. It works on the nerves in your brain and spine to help relax affected muscles.
Direction to Use
The tablets should be swallowed with a glass of water. You can take it either before or after meals. Your doctor will usually start you on a single dose of 2mg which will then be gradually increased. Your dose should not be increased more often than every three to four days.
•Drowsiness, feeling tired, weak muscles.
•Dry mouth, stomach problems.
• Difficulty in sleeping or problems whilst sleeping
• Low blood pressure
• Feeling sick
• Abnormal liver tests (this may be found on a blood test)