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A prescription muscle relaxant, Zanaflex® (tizanidine hydrochloride) is a medication that temporarily relieves spasticity. This drug can be useful for providing relief from muscle spasms, cramps, and tightness at certain predictable times during the day. It comes as a tablet or a capsule, and is available in brand-name and generic forms.
Although most people tolerate this drug well, side effects are possible. In clinical trials, some of the most common problems reported with Zanaflex included dry mouth, weakness, and drowsiness.
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