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Zanaflex Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Zanaflex treats tense, rigid muscles that may be caused by spasticity.

Zanaflex Dosage

  • The maximum dose per day is 36 milligrams.

Uses of Zanaflex

  • It is used to treats tense, rigid muscles.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Zanaflex

Before taken Zanaflex medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Zanaflex. Side effects may include:

  • Abnormal movements
  • Blurred vision
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Low blood pressure
  • Nervousness
  • Runny nose
  • Slow heartbeat

Warnings and precautions before taking Zanaflex:

  • If you are taking Zanaflex, then it may cause low blood pressure and should be used with caution if you are taking blood pressure medication.
  • You should be used Zanaflex with caution if spasticity helps you maintain your posture and balance while walking, or helps to increase other functions.
  • You should inform the doctor about your condition, and be quick to report side effects such as dry mouth, drowsiness, and weakness.
  • If you have a liver condition, then you should tell your doctor. Alert your doctor immediately if you develop warning signs of a liver problem such as loss of appetite, vomiting, or yellow skin or eyes.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Zanaflex with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Zanaflex with other drugs.


After taken Zanaflex if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. An overdose of Zanaflex can impair breathing and lead to coma.

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