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Are blood thinning properties found in tizanidine?

Are blood thinning properties found in tizanidine?

No: There are some blod dyscrasias but no known blood thinng properties. But if you are having a problem be sure there is no a drug interaction that tizanidine could be cusing another drugs to exhibit blood thinning effcts. ...Read more

Anticoagulant (Definition)

Anticoagulants are any of a variety of drugs which decrease the body's ability to make or sustain blood clots. They fall, generally, into two categories. Drugs like Aspirin and clopidogrel (plavix) prevent platelets from forming the initial stages of a clot. Drugs like warfarin (coumadin) and dabigatran (pradaxa) block the later process ...Read more


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Will tizanidine elevate blood sugar level?

Will tizanidine elevate blood sugar level?

No: Tizanidine should not cause any changes in blood sugar level. The one caveat to this is if you have something like a spinal cord injury where you have large muscles in spasm, and tizanidine works very well cutting down these spasms, you could lower your metabolism thus increasing your blood sugar. Otherwise, if you dont have an sci/tbi/stroke, then it shouldn't change your sugars at all. ...Read more

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I m on blood thinning medicine?

What is the question: The indication for blood thinning medication in your case? Medications to thin bld are of few categories - aspirin, coumadin(warfarin), plavix, (clopidogrel) medications that alter shape and flexibility of red blood cells called hemorheology altering agents- example trental(pentoxyphylline) and injection forms blood thinnners - Heparin -conventional and low molecular weight form- a more refined ones are there. ...Read more

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Will darvocet affect blood thinning?

Removed for market: I believe darvocet has been removed from the market. Otherwise, it is a combo drug including Acetaminophen (ie tylenol). Not aware of any overwhelming link of this combo to blood thinning. What else are you taking that may cause this and how do you know your blood is "thinning"? ...Read more

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Is it ok to get botox if you are on blood thinning medication?

Is it ok to get botox if you are on blood thinning medication?

No problem: I've given Botox to about 7, 000 headache patients and many were on Aspirin or prescription blood thinners and I have not seen any increase in bleeding or bruising. It is important to make sure that the doctor uses a 30-gauge needle (or thinner) and is experienced in this procedure. ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Tizanidine (Definition)

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, spastic diplegia, back pain, or certain other injuries to the spine ...Read more


Dr. Tipu Sultan
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Zanaflex (Definition)

Zanaflex is a muscle relaxant which is a ...Read more