What are the side effects of tizanidine?
Tizanidine may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:
- tingling sensation in the arms, legs, hands, and feet.
- dry mouth.
How much tizanidine should I take for sleep?
Tizanidine is usually taken up to 3 times in one day. Allow 6 to 8 hours to pass between doses. Do not take more than three doses (36 mg) in a 24-hour period. Too much of this medicine can damage your liver.
How do you take tizanidine 4mg?
You may take tizanidine with or without food, but take it the same way each time. Switching between taking with food and taking it without food can make the medicine less effective or cause increased side effects. Switching between tablets and capsules may cause changes in side effects or how well the medicine works.
Should you take tizanidine with food?
You may take this medicine with or without food, but you should take it the same way every time. Tizanidine works differently depending on whether you take it on an empty stomach or a full stomach. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions about this.
Is tizanidine good for sleep?
Severe muscle hypertonia causes severe pain, which generates strong sympathetic nerve activity and subsequent sleep disturbance. We consider that tizanidine has direct effects on the induction of sleep, and promotes muscular relaxation bringing about good sleep.
Can you take 8mg of tizanidine at once?
The total daily dose should not exceed 36 mg. Experience with single doses exceeding 8 mg and daily doses exceeding 24 mg is limited. There is essentially no experience with repeated, single, daytime doses greater than 12 mg or total daily doses greater than 36 mg (see WARNINGS).