Sirdalud

Sirdalud

tizanidine

Manufacturer:

Sandoz

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Tizanidine HCl
Indications/Uses
Painful muscle spasm associated w/ static & functional disorders of the spine (cervical & lumbar syndromes) & following surgery (for herniated intervertebral disc or OA of the hip). Spasticity due to neurological disorders (eg, multiple sclerosis, chronic myelopathy, degenerative diseases of the spinal cord, CVA, cerebral palsy).
Dosage/Direction for Use
Painful muscle spasms 2-4 mg tid. Spasticity due to neurological disorders Max initial dose 6 mg/day in 3 divided doses, then increase stepwise to 12-36 mg/day.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach.
Special Precautions
Impaired kidney or liver function. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn. May impair ability to drive & operate machinery.
Adverse Reactions
At low dose: Drowsiness, fatigue, dizziness, dry mouth, nausea, GI disturbances, slight reduction in BP. At high dose: Muscle weakness, insomnia, hypotension, bradycardia. Transient increase in serum transaminases.
Drug Interactions
Antihypertensives including diuretics, alcohol & sedatives.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
M03BX02 - tizanidine ; Belongs to the class of other centrally-acting muscle relaxants.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Sirdalud tab 4 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
Form
Sirdalud tab 2 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
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