What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this product if you have:
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • A slow heart rate (bradycardia)
  • Liver disease, such as liver failure, hepatitis, or cirrhosis
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Any allergies, including to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Zanaflex Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)

What If I Take an Overdose of Zanaflex?

An overdose with this medication may be dangerous, and some deaths have been reported. If you happen to overdose on Zanaflex, seek medical attention right away.
(Click Tizanidine Overdose for more information.)

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Zanaflex?

If you forget to take your Zanaflex dose, you may want to take your missed dose as soon as possible or skip the dose, depending on when you need the medication to work the best. Keep in mind that the effects of a dose peak about one to two hours after taking it, and the medicine usually stops working within three to six hours. Do not take a double dose of Zanaflex.
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