Sirdalud 2mg Tablet 6'S

Muscle Cramps/Spasticity Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

SIRDALUD 2MG contain Tizanidine which belongs to a group of medicine called skeletal muscle relaxants. It is used to relieve the stiffness and muscle restriction resulting from multiple sclerosis, injury, or diseases of the spinal cord. This medicine works by blocking nerve impulses (pain sensations) that are sent to your brain and relieves muscle stiffness or spasm without reduction in strength. This improves pain and movement of muscles.

Always take SIRDALUD 2MG exactly as your doctor has told you. This medicine must be taken with or without food. This medicine is strictly not recommended for use in children and adolescents. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, liver problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. The common side effects are drowsiness, tiredness, dizziness, reduction in blood pressure, increase of blood pressure when stopping the treatment suddenly, dry mouth, nausea, stomach upsets, decrease or increase in heart rate.

USES OF SIRDALUD 2MG

  • Relieves the stiffness and restriction of muscles resulting from multiple sclerosis, injury, or diseases of the spinal cord

HOW SIRDALUD 2MG WORKS

SIRDALUD 2MG works by blocking nerve impulses (pain sensations) that are sent to your brain and relieves muscle stiffness or spasm without reduction in strength. This improves pain and movement of muscles.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take SIRDALUD 2MG exactly as your doctor has told you. This medicine must be taken with or without food. Try to take this medicine at the same time each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

SIDE EFFECTS OF SIRDALUD 2MG

COMMON

  • drowsiness, tiredness, dizziness
  • reduction in blood pressure
  • increase of blood pressure when stopping the treatment suddenly
  • dry mouth, nausea, stomach upsets
  • decrease or increase in heart rate

RARE

  • hallucinations
  • sleep disorders including difficulty in sleeping
  • allergic reactions (itching, rash)
  • changes in the function of the liver
  • muscle weakness

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Dizziness:

Get up and move around to feel awake, take small naps to edge off the sleepiness. Give your eyes a break to avoid fatigue and eat a healthy food to boost energy.

Dry mouth:

Chew sugar-free gum or suck on sugar-free hard candies. Control caffeine intake. Don't use mouthwashes. Sip water regularly.

Nausea:

Try taking this medicine with, or just after, a meal or snack and stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy food.

Stomach upsets:

Take warm bath or use a heating bag. Drink water. Avoid lying down. Avoid smoking and drinking alcohol. Avoid difficult-to-digest foods.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

SIRDALUD 2MG is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

SIRDALUD 2MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machine while taking this medicine as it may cause drowsiness or dizziness.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with SIRDALUD 2MG.

KIDNEY

SIRDALUD 2MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

SIRDALUD 2MG is not recommended in patients with active liver diseases. Before taking this medicine consult your doctor. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take SIRDALUD 2MG if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Tizanidine or any other ingredients in this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

SIRDALUD 2MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active heart diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor if you are taking,

  • fluvoxamine (used to treat depression)
  • antibiotic such as ciprofloxacin, fluoroquinolones such as enoxacin, pefloxacin or norfloxacin (used to treat bacterial infection)
  • amiodarone, mexiletine or propafenone (used to treat an abnormal heart rhythm)
  • cimetidine (used to treat indigestion and digestive ulcers)
  • rofecoxib (used for painkiller)
  • contraceptive pill
  • ticlopidine (used to prevent blood clots)
  • diuretics (water tablet) (used to treat high blood pressure)
  • beta blockers such as atenolol, propranolol
  • digoxin (used to treat congestive heart failure and problems with heart rhythm)
  • sedatives such as temazepam (used for sleeping pills or medicines for anxiety)

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Tizanidine
Pharmacological Category :   Skeletal muscle relaxants
Therapeutic Indication :   Multiple sclerosis
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT SIRDALUD 2MG

Is SIRDALUD 2MG a strong muscle relaxer?

It is a short-acting muscle relaxer which works by blocking nerve impulses (pain sensations) that are sent to your brain which helps in treating spasticity by temporarily relaxing the muscles.

Is SIRDALUD 2MG is recommended in children?

No, it is not recommended for use in children and adolescents.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Skeletal Muscle Relaxants. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. Seventh Edition,2013. Page - 358.

2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page - 3831-3832.

3. A J Wagstaff 1, H M Bryson. Tizanidine. A review of its pharmacology, clinical efficacy and tolerability in the management of spasticity associated with cerebral and spinal disorders. NIH: National Library of Medicine, National center of biotechnology Information Pubmed.gov. Mar 1997. [Accessed 08 Dec 2020] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/9074844/

4. Novartis Pharma B.V, Feb 2017; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Accessed 08 Dec 2020] https://www.hpra.ie/img/uploaded/swedocuments/2188598.PPA0465_168_001.a8263158-055a-45a9-a0c4-78a88025a375.000001Zanaflex%20Combined%20PIL.170214.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Ingredient
    TIZANIDINE 2MG
    Hsn Code
    30049099
ALTERNATE BRANDS
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Prescription Muscle Cramps/Spasticity Rx required
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Sirdalud 2mg Tablet 6'S

Sirdalud 2mg Tablet 6'S Mkt: Novartis India Ltd

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