... effects continuing through the next day: feel like i am floating, mentally slow, slurring speech and off balance. has anyone else experienced this??
Hi Leigh, I have been on Tizanidine every since the FDA approved this & it's a med that has to work up on your body & be taken every 6 hours. Until your body is fully adjusted to this it will tend to do this. You didn't mention why you take this , but this I have taken for my MS forever & most Docs don't even know how to prescribe this. As for the Gabapentin, I started this several months for an entirely different condition, my Raynaud's up here during our cold winters. My Neurologist monitors this & started me out in small doses as we worked up & monitored it very closely. I'm taking 600 mg of Gabapentin 4 times a day plus my 2 x 4 mg Tizanidine 4 times a day & have had no side effects at all. I do read all the time about these though & am very assertive with my Docs though as I think we need to be proactive. My Neuro is Great though & very on top of things.
I think you should revisit your Doc about the proper dosing of this. I hope you are taking your Tizanidine throughout the day & not just at night time? If not, again check back with your Doc & make sure the Doc consults with your Pharmacist about this as most good Docs realize the importance of the Pharmacists knowledge about these drugs. Good luck.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 9 Sep 2014 • 1 answer
Posted 28 Nov 2014 • 2 answers
Paroxetine - I have the symptoms of Occipital Neuralgia and my neurologist had originally prescribed
Posted 28 Feb 2015 • 2 answers
Posted 28 Sep 2015 • 3 answers
Posted 4 Jan 2017 • 3 answers