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Anyone has a tapering method for Tizanidine?


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I just suffered a septic shock due to a exposed needle on a portacath. My BP is in the slumps and the have me on phenylephrine to elevate it. Thing is I take a lot of medications that lower BP. Baclofen tizanidine dantrolene and valium ( which I'm in the process of tapering ) I read tizanidine is the easiest to taper from. I'm taking 8mg a day 4 in am and 4 in pm. What's a good way of tapering?
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I'm glad you are tapering off this instead of stopping cold turkey.  With a quick Google search I found this article:

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5815413/

 

I suspect any benzo withdrawl method would also for this drug.  You could use Ashton's diazepam withdrawl schedule below (Schedule #2) but begin at Stage 19:

 

https://www.benzo.org.uk/manual/bzsched.htm#s1

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I was on tizanidine for a few years during and post taper. I woke up one day with severe tinnitus and subsequently found that it is a possible side effect  of tizanidine. That alarmed me and I quit cold turkey.  It was easy for me, but we are all different. Good luck to you.
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