Sirdalud is an oral tablet having muscle relaxant properties. The tablet acts on the nerves that control muscle contraction and helps muscles to relax.
The active component of Sirdalud is Tizanidine which acts via the medium of other neutral components of the drug. These neutral components do not interfere with the therapeutic action of Sirdalud.
Therapeutic indications of Sirdalud are as follows:
Other neurological or brain disorders associated with muscular stiffness and pain may also respond well to Sirdalud. The medicine should be taken only under the guidance of a neurologist.
Some side effects tend to develop if Sirdalud is used in excess or without any medical indication. Some of these side effects are mentioned below:
Patients who are allergic to Sirdalud may develop rash, itching and redness of skin. Other symptoms of discomfort may be experienced by patients who are on a course of Sirdalud. It is important to stop the medicine as soon as any side effects develop and seek treatment immediately.
Patients who are on a course of Sirdalud should follow certain precautions in order to avoid side effects of the drug. Some of these effects are mentioned below:
Other instructions if provided, should also be followed till the course of Sirdalud is completed.
Medicines with similar chemical composition and therapeutic effects may be used as substitutes for each other. Some drugs which are suitable alternatives for Sirdalud have been mentioned below:
Either of these tablets may be used in place of Sirdalud but only if a neurologist has prescribed it.