Tizanidine

Drug Profile

Tizanidine

Alternative Names: AN 021A; AN-021; DS 103282 CH; DS-103282; Sirdalud; Ternelin; Tizanidine hydrochloride; Zanaflex

Latest Information Update: 16 Jul 2016

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At a glance

  • Originator Novartis
  • Developer Acorda Therapeutics
  • Class Antispastics; Benzothiazoles; Imidazolines; Muscle relaxants; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Alpha 2 adrenergic receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

    Yes - Muscle spasticity
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Muscle spasticity
  • Discontinued Fibromyalgia; Migraine

Most Recent Events

  • 16 Jul 2016 No recent reports of development identified for phase-I development in Muscle-spasticity(In adolescents, In children) in USA (PO, Capsule)
  • 01 May 2014 Acorda Therapeutics completes a phase II QTc-interval trial in Healthy volunteers in USA (NCT01839279)
  • 28 Feb 2014 Endo Health Solutions and Paladin Labs combine to form Endo International
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