It is quite common for a person to have an injury that requires a muscle relaxer. A doctor is faced with several medications to pick from each with their own benefits and side effects.
Tizanidine reduces spasticity buy reducing muscle tone. It can be used to relieve spasms in patients with multiple sclerosis, stroke, brain injury and spinal injury. It is quite effective and commonly prescribed by doctors.
Tizanidine was originally marketed under the brand name Zanaflex™ and was only available in tablet form. A capsule formulation became available around the same time as the generic version of the tablet was introduced. There is currently no generic version of the capsule available on the United States.
Brand name Zanaflex is quite expensive with ninety of the 4mg capsules retailing at over $300.00 and the same number of tablets costing over $200.00. The generic version of the tablets are more reasonable at around $100.00.
For those who have prescription insurance the price for the generic should be equivalent to their generic copay but brand name pricing may be a problem. In fact the brand name may require special authorization from the doctor before the insurance company will pay for it.
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