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Tiza N 12 mg Tablet Sr

Manufactured bySun Pharma Laboratories Ltd.
ContainsTizanidine
Description
Tiza N 12 mg Tablet Sr is a skeletal muscle relaxant used in the treatment of muscle spasticity, a condition where the muscles are contracted continuously. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Tiza N 12 mg Tablet Sr

  • Chest pain or discomfort
  • Fever or chills
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Nervousness
  • Painful or burning urination
  • Unusual tiredness
  • Blurred vision
  • Flu like symptoms
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Itching skin
  • Shortness of breath
  • Weight gain

Uses of Tiza N 12 mg Tablet Sr

What is it prescribed for?

  • Muscle spasticity
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required by this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, difficulty in concentrating, a very low blood pressure, etc. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any adverse effects. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to tizanidine or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

CYP1A2 inhibitors

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients receiving CYP1A2 inhibitors such as fluvoxamine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any adverse effects. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Hypotension

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with hypotension (low blood pressure) or patients predisposed to hypotension due to the increased risk of hypotensive episodes. Appropriate dose adjustments and close monitoring of blood pressure may be required for such patients.

Kidney disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Liver impairment

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Sedation

This medicine should be used with caution in patients receiving sedatives since it may increase the sedative effects of such medications. Any unusual symptoms should be reported to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments should be done under your doctor's supervision.

Driving or operating machinery

This medicine may cause drowsiness or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, difficulty in concentrating, a very low blood pressure, etc. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine

Amlodipine

Atenolol

Citalopram

Clozapine

Amiodarone

Benazepril

Disease interactions

Kidney disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Hypotension

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of hypotension or patients predisposed to hypotension due to the increased risk of hypotensive episodes. Appropriate dose adjustments and close monitoring of blood pressure are recommended for such patients.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of the liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Psychosis

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of psychotic disorders due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of patients for any changes in behavior or mood may be necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Consumption of caffeine may increase the undesired effects of this medicine. This may cause side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, irregular heartbeat, etc. Hence, you are advised to avoid the consumption of caffeine during treatment with this medicine.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine acts on the nervous system and reduces muscle spasms, allowing the muscles to relax.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Skeletal muscle relaxants

Schedule

Schedule H

Tizanidine - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2020 [cited 6 June 2020]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00697

Tizanidine: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 6 June 2020]. Available from:

https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a601121.html

Tizanidine [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 6 June 2020]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Tizanidine
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Information on this page was last updated on 13 Jun 2020

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