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Tizanidine Properties


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Tizanidine is a drug that is used as a muscle relaxant. It is a centrally acting α-2 adrenergic agonist. It is used to treat the spasms, cramping, and tightness of muscles caused by medical problems such as multiple sclerosis, spastic diplegia, back pain, or certain other injuries to the spine or central nervous system. It is also prescribed off-label for migraine headaches, as a sleep aid, and as an anticonvulsant. It is also prescribed for some symptoms of fibromyalgia.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White solid
Boiling Point 391.2°C
Brand Name Zanaflex;Sirdalud
CAS Number 51322-75-9
Density 1.82 g/cm3
IUPAC Name 5-Chloro-N-(4,5-dihydro-1H-imidazol-2-yl)benzo[c][1,2,5]thiadiazol-4-amine
InChI 1S/C9H8ClN5S/c10-5-1-2-6-8(15-16-14-6)7(5)13-9-11-3-4-12-9/h1-2H,3-4H2,(H2,11,12,13)
Molar Mass 253.712 g/mol
Molecular Formula C9H8ClN5S
RTECS Number DK9910000
Synonyms 2,1,3-Benzothiadiazol-4-amine,5-chloro-N-(4,5-dihydro-1H-imidazol-2-yl)-;Tizanidine