* Muscle relaxants such as cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril) and tizanidine (Zanaflex
Instead, doctors tend to prescribe muscle relaxants like diazepam (Valium), baclofen (Lioresal) or tizanidine (Zanaflex
Helpful sleep medications include Ambien, trazodone 25 to 50 mg, gabapentin 100 to 300 mg, and Zanaflex
2 to 4 mg.
For example, baclofen (Lioresal) and tizanidine (Zanaflex
) are antispasticity medications often prescribed to relieve muscle spasms, cramping and tightness of muscles in MS patients.
One is the use of Tizanadine (Zanaflex
) with Ciprofloxin (Cipro), as this combination can affect your heart rhythm.
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For more severe spasticity medications such as baclofen, tizanidine, (Zanaflex
[R]), diazepam, (Valium [R]), clonazepam, (Klonopin [R]), dantrolene sodium, (Dantrim [R]), or gabapentin (Neurontin [R]), may be used.
Ciprofloxacin, a fluoroquinolone marketed as Cipro, is also available in generic formulations.) Tizanidine, marketed as Zanaflex
by Acorda Therapeutics, is a centrally acting [[alpha].sub.2]-adrenergic agonist, a short-acting drug that is indicated for management of spasticity.
Its marketed products include Zanaflex
Capsule (tizanidine hydrochloride), a short-acting drug for the management of spasticity.
* Lioresal (Baclofen), tizanidine (Zanaflex
) or a benzodiazepine to reduce muscle spasticity.
This will allow Alex to taper off the baclofen he takes orally, as well as the Valium and Zanaflex
that make him sleepy in class.