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Tizanidine (Zanaflex) is a centrally acting a2-adrenergic agonist. It is used to treat the spasms, cramping, and tightness of muscles caused by medical problems such as multiple sclerosis, back pain, or certain injuries to the spine.
Ivax Corp Ivax Corp. received final approval from the FDA for tizanidine HCl in 2 mg and 4 mg tablet dosages. The drug is the generic equivalent of Zanaflex, marketed by Elan Pharmaceuticals as a muscle rela From Drug Store News,
Diagnosis and management of multiple sclerosis Multiple sclerosis, an idiopathic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system, is characterized pathologically by demyelination and subsequent ... From American Family Physician,
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Pharmacologic Management of Spasticity Following Stroke [Gallichio JE. Pharmacologic management of spasticity following stroke. Phys Ther. 2004;84:973-981.] Key Words: Drugs, Spasticity, Stroke. Spasticity is a pervasive and debilitating condition that fr From Physical Therapy,
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