Review: could Tizanidine hydrochloride cause Drug screen positive?
Summary: Drug screen positive is reported only by a few people who take Tizanidine hydrochloride.
We study 1,208 people who have side effects while taking Tizanidine hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Drug screen positive. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug screen positive and more.
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Tizanidine hydrochloride has active ingredients of tizanidine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from 1,551 Tizanidine hydrochloride users)
Drug screen positive
Drug screen positive has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest reports from 4,208 Drug screen positive patients)
On Feb, 9, 2015: 1,208 people reported to have side effects when taking Tizanidine hydrochloride. Among them, 4 people (0.33%) have Drug Screen Positive.
Time on Tizanidine hydrochloride when people have Drug screen positive * :
Gender of people who have Drug screen positive when taking Tizanidine hydrochloride * :
|Drug screen positive||50.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who have Drug screen positive when taking Tizanidine hydrochloride * :
|Drug screen positive||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Cluster headache (2 people, 50.00%)
- Convulsion (1 people, 25.00%)
- Pancreatitis chronic (1 people, 25.00%)
- Bipolar disorder (1 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tramadol hcl (2 people, 50.00%)
- Valproic acid (2 people, 50.00%)
- Beclometasone dipropionate (1 people, 25.00%)
- Valproate semisodium (1 people, 25.00%)
- Trimethobenzamide hydrochloride (1 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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.
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I have peripheral neuropathy with standard symptoms of burning, tingling, stabbing pain on the tops of my feet. I have had this condition for over 15 years getting worse over time. The last 5 years I have seen a couple of doctors and through trial and error we settled on a combination of Savella and Methadone to dampen the pain which can go from a nuisance constant 2 to "I'm ready to cut off my feet" constant 8. Taking Savella and Methadone keeps me at a 2 or below except in the evenings when it can get to 5 or 6 and keep me awake. Over a period of a year or so, and I can't remember when it started, I was given Tizanidine, Pramipexole, Oxcarbazpine, Gabapentin and Lyrica (at separate times). I do not remember which of these I was on for the longest or at what point I noticed I was unable to remember what happened the day before, conversations I had with co-workers, decisions and agreements with my manager and things I had done earlier in the week or month. I'm sure a timeline could be put together but since I had lost short term memory I could not do it even now. When I finally figured out what was happening, I was close to losing my job as a Computer Hardware Engineer, which requires extreme concentration and memory. I stopped taking whatever I was on at the time and looked for anything to help me regain my memory and ability to concentrate. I am now taking herbal supplements and using iPhone apps to help me regain concentration and memory. After over 6 months of being off of these drugs I am close to having my previous facilities back. I cannot stress enough the importance of a doctor talking with their patients about memory loss and the ability to concentrate when taking these types of drugs. One of my doctors just gave me Topiramate to try and help with the evening pain and after reading the side effects I will not even try it. Better to be in pain and keep my job.
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