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Medicine For Tizanidine Overdose
See below: Taking more tizanadine than your doctor prescribed. ...Read more
Supportive: There is no reversal agent or antidote for tizanidine. Since this has similar sedactive effects like some muscle relaxants. Treatment is mainly supportive especially respiratory function. This is ideally done at the emergency room or hospital. Other measures include contacting the poison control center. ...Read more
Tizanidine should: Not be tested as an illicit drug. It may interfere with conventional drug tests, though that is only anecdotal, i.e. hearsay and unproven. I would wait before I do a drug test to make sure there is absolutely no substance in your body that can potentially give you false positives. ...Read more
My girlfriend took a tizanidine 503 4mg and has a drug test tomorrow for school she's never done drugs will it show up on a drug test?
My pain dr says I can't take my celexa with my baclofen (he approved 4 9 months) is there another drug 2 take in place of baclofen? Besides zanaflex (tizanidine)?
Need to ask Pain Doc: Yes, you have other options but you need to ask your pain doc. First, epocrates claims no significant interaction btwn Celexa (citalopram) & baclofen. Drugs. Com says there is a possible interaction http://bit. Ly/heiote. Second, alternatives to Baclofen & tizanidine include cyclobenzaprine, carisoprodol, dantrolene, metaxalone, Methocarbamol & orphenadrine as muscle relaxants per epocrates. ...Read more
My girlfriend is in a drug court program. She's having anxiety attack and has a drug test for probabtion on Monday. Can she take a tizanidine? Plzz r
Any drugs 4 spasticity that could replace baclofen, and be taken with celexa safely? Except I am allergic 2 zanaflex (tizanidine). Plz help I need my celexa back!
Can tizanidine cause seizures? Had a grand mal a few days ago while on this drug. No history of seizures except two febral ones when I was young
Unlikely, but: Tizanidine is a muscle relaxant used for. Muscle spasms seen in multiple sclerosis and simllar disorders. It acts centrally on the brain and is associated with neurological side effects. So far it does. Not appear seizures have been reported, but considering its mode of action on the brain, it doesn't, t seem possible. ...Read more
I was prescribed Zanaflex (tizanidine) 4mg for severe muscle spasms in my neck, shoulders & upper back. Is this a generally safe drug to take?
I have a prescription for zanaflex (tizanidine) and oxycodone. I know that the oxycodone will show up in a urine drug test, will the zanaflex (tizanidine)?
I just took 4 excedrine migraine in the span of hours, along with 2 tizanidine HCl 4 mg; 2 amitriptyline 25mg, and two l-trypto have I overdosed or need to be concerend
Concerned: This is concerning. Please see a health professional to avoid drug related probls. ...Read more
Can baclofen 10 mg thrice and tizanidine 2 mg twice daily make a person drowsy? 22 years old fiancee is advised with these for spasm with TB medicine after TB meningitis. Can this slow her recovery??
Yes: Sorry, here in US I've never seen a case of TB meningitis but those are HEFTY doses of meds. I've had pts tell me that 2 mg of tizanidine once a day all by itself made them intolerably drowsy. It shouldn't delay recovery but I wouldn't be surprised if she spent her recovery in a fairly torpid state. ...Read more
If a man is taking vicodin Zanaflex (tizanidine) and nuerontin can it cause birth defects if my wife gets pregnant while im on this medicine?
No.: There little to no evidence linking paternally ingested drugs to birth defects. The paternal contribution to birth defects had to do with age (more autosomal dominant rare but severe traits can manifest after de novo mutations in the spermatozoa) and family history and not generally with drug exposure. ...Read more
Recommended dose: Start 4 mg 3X/day; maximum of 36 mg/day. ...Read more