Review: taking Biaxin and Zanaflex together
Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Biaxin and Zanaflex together.
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Biaxin and Zanaflex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 86 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Biaxin has active ingredients of clarithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from 9,919 Biaxin users) Zanaflex has active ingredients of tizanidine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from 7,307 Zanaflex users)
What are the drugs
Biaxin has active ingredients of clarithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from 9,919 Biaxin users)
Zanaflex has active ingredients of tizanidine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from 7,307 Zanaflex users)
On Mar, 4, 2015: 86 people who take Biaxin, Zanaflex are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Biaxin (clarithromycin)
- Zanaflex (tizanidine hydrochloride)
Drug effectiveness over time :
Drug effectiveness by gender :
Drug effectiveness by age :
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Drug Screen Positive||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||Depression|
|Cardio-respiratory Arrest||Drug Dependence|
|Loss Of Consciousness||Anxiety|
|Femur Fracture||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome|
|Altered State Of Consciousness||Back Pain|
|Drug Level Increased||Constipation|
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Depression|
|Hypotension||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome|
|Oedema Peripheral||Weight Decreased|
|Nervous System Disorder||Back Pain|
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Orthopnoea||n/a||Respiratory Distress||Overdose||Depression||Drug Dependence||Cardiac Failure Congestive||Chest Pain|
|Nervous System Disorder||Rhabdomyolysis||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Insomnia||Depression||Pain||Myocardial Infarction|
|Pancreatitis Acute||Sepsis Nos||Pancreatitis||Obesity||Hypoaesthesia||Pulmonary Hypertension||Back Pain|
|Pneumonia||Tachycardia Nos||Pancreatitis Acute||Sleep Apnoea Syndrome||Drug Ineffective||Retinal Detachment||Disorientation|
|Tremor||Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased||Migraine||Hypertension||Weight Decreased||Oedema Peripheral||Coronary Artery Stenosis|
|Renal Impairment||Oxygen Saturation Decreased||Myocardial Infarction||Anxiety||Diabetic Retinopathy||Mitral Valve Incompetence|
|Hypotension||Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation||Diabetic Ketoacidosis||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Muscle Contractions Involuntary||Blood Triglycerides Increased|
|Hyponatraemia||Hypotension||Anxiety Disorder||Fatigue||Muscle Spasms||Pain|
|Bradycardia||Haemorrhage Nos||Gastroenteritis Viral||Hyponatraemia||Blood Pressure Increased||Fall|
|Cholecystitis Chronic||Hyperpyrexia||Vomiting Nos||Constipation||Drug Specific Antibody Present||Hypertension|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
- After recovered from vertigo i conitnue to have ringing behind my right ear. what can i take to help stop the ringing?
I also take zinc 50 mg, fish oil 1000mg - omega 3 300 mg, vitamin E 400IU, Ginkgo Biloba 120 mg, choline&inositol.
- Am allergic to erythromicyan my doctor gave me clarithromycain she knew this but said try them, am scared what should i do
am allergic to Erythromycin and was given Clarthromycin by my doctor who knows my history, when I questioned her she said try it but I am to scared
- Ive been taking zanaflex 4 mg for a year and my dr added wellbutrin. i take them both at night then take another 4 mg of zanaflex in the morning and i experience extreme drowsiness and a high feeling?
I HAD A STROKE 3 YEARS AGO AT THE AGE OF 37 THAT WAS DUE TO MALFORMED MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY. I WAS PUT ON CELEXA WHICH WASNT CONTROLLING MY ANGER SO WAS PUT ON PRISTIQ. AFTER ALMOST A YEAR IT WASNT WORKING AS WELL SO DR ADDED WELLBUTRIN. ALL OTHER MEDS REMAINED SAME BUT HAVE HAD AN ISSUE AFTER TAKING MORNING MEDS I FEEL HIGH. I FEEL ITS THE WELLBUTRIN AND ZANAFLEX. IM UNSURE OF THE HALF LIFE OF WELLBUTRIN.
- Is it ok to take tazanadine while taking amantadine?
I was diagnosed with ms in dec. 08, I suffer with chronic fatigue and spasms in my chest when laughing. I would like to know if there are any reported drug interactions between the two?
- Is anyone here being treated for h pylori? (2 answers)
Diagnosed with H-pylori and am challenged with pharmophobia (which is a phobia for taking any kind of medication in any form)also anxiety, and agoraphobia which extends to too many things such as driving, going out alone, chocolate, cherries and the list goes on. Can anyone tell me if they are or has taken these medicines together and what was the out come? Side affects, how long it took to get better, and if the weight came back after treatment. I have gone from 156 pds to 140 and it gets lower some days. haven't taken the meds yet and am seeing a counselor to help get me to that point.
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It seems the roaring in my right ear happens more around taking the tramadol (2-3/day). Of course, I have a (5) day regiment of dexamethasone at (2/day) so maybe there's a connection. This was prescribed by my GP ( highly regarded) for severe lower back bulging disc pain and down left leg. Also prescribed tizanidine for muscle spasms and gabapentin for, maybe nerve swelling? Both at 2/day but I take less of these two.
Back pain much better but have the roaring in right ear and can't sleep much. Also doing the Dr recommended exercises daily. Will follow up with chiropractic if this doesn't get me there.
This is a chronic condition, maybe 20 years, no specific injury, just an accumulation of doing dumb things in my youth.
- Weighted feeling in legs
I was prescribed tizanidine for lower back pain. I have sciatic nerve issues and fibromyalgia. I also have ptsd and just started remembering skiing accident that I had 19 years ago at age of 15 where I suspect concussion and sinal injury that was left untreated do to to medical neglect (waiting on x-ray results). I thought I was having muscle memories until I seen commercial about varicose vein removal and how weighted or heavy leg feelings where disappeared after surgery. I have very noticeable and thick as a snake varicose veins in my legs. I was looking up side effects I have been having dizziness, numbness in back, nausea, trouble bm while taking pill and hot flashes when messing a dose. I thought why not check deep vein thrombosis (which I suspect I have because of varicose veins). Low and behold there are others with this problem. So now I can add that to list. When I miss a dose my legs feel weighted down. I have only been on tizanidine for 1 month and 2 weeks. Very low dose to start 2mg 3x day. Only other meds are vitamins and metformin (which I am on another break from for 3 days now). I feel side effects of tizanidine are worse than benifits.
- Clarithromycin hallucinations and nightmares.
Auditory hallucinations, nightmares and delirium more so at night.
- Clarithromycin and vision
Within hour of taking first dose, flashing phenomena commenced in both eyes. Plus ringing in the ears. Continued to worsen over 60 minutes. Then disappeared but onset of severe headache, which has continued. I have in history of migraine.
12 hours later, have sore eyes and neck (similar to with get with flu). Does appear to be hitting the bug though!
2nd dose has restarted ear ringing .
- Spiriva caused me to swell up like a hippo.
My Doctor prescribed spiriva to help me breathe due to asthma/cold. I never smoked but my parents and friends were heavy smokers. I used the spiriva 3 times. Once a day for 3 days then I started swelling in my ankles and the swelling continued until my face, hands arms... basically I was so swollen I gained 29 pounds in two days. My doctor put me on lasix and potassium for several weeks. I quit using the spiriva when my other doctor asked if I was on any new meds. Spiriva was the only new medicine. When I stopped using it the swelling went away.
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Biaxin (clarithromycin) is often used to treat sinusitis. Zanaflex (tizanidine hydrochloride) is often used to treat muscle spasms. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Biaxin is used in:
- Zanaflex is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Biaxin alternatives:
- Zanaflex alternatives:
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