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About this Medication
  • Brand Name: Zanaflex (U.S. and Canada)
  • Chemical Name: tizanidine hydrochloride (tye-ZAN-i-deen)
  • Usage in MS: Spasticity
  • Generic Available: Yes


Tizanidine is used in multiple sclerosis to treat the increased muscle tone associated with spasticity. While it does not provide a cure for the problem, it is designed to relieve the spasms, cramping, and tightness of muscles.

Click here to read the Zanaflex Prescribing Information for healthcare professionals.

Click here to read more information about tizanidine.


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