Zanaflex 2 mg Capsules

Zanaflex® (tizanidine hydrochloride) is a prescription drug approved for the treatment of spasticity in people with multiple sclerosis, spinal injury, or other illnesses. It is a short-acting medication that does not provide around-the-clock relief, since each dose lasts only for three to six hours. The medication comes in the following strengths and forms:
  • Zanaflex 2 mg capsules
  • Zanaflex 4 mg capsules and tablets
  • Zanaflex 6 mg capsules.
For treating spasticity, the usual starting dosage is 4 mg every six to eight hours as needed, up to a maximum of three doses per 24 hours. Your healthcare provider may gradually increase this amount as needed.
(Click Zanaflex Dosage for a closer look at the 2-mg capsules, including information on using Zanaflex in children and teens.)
5 Common Pain Medication Fears
Referring Pages:
Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2019 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.