Maxalt Medication - Uses & Side Effects
Generic Name: Rizatriptan benzoate
RIZATRIPTAN (Maxalt®) helps to relieve a migraine attack that starts with or without aura. Generic rizatriptan tablets are not yet available. Rizatriptan is a headache medicine. It works by narrowing the blood vessels around the brain. It also reduces substances in the body that can trigger headache pain, nausea, sensitivity to light and sound, and other migraine symptoms.
The usual dose of Maxalt and Maxalt-MLT is one 5- or 10-milligram tablet. Doses should be spaced at least 2 hours apart. You should not take dosage more than 30 milligrams a day.
Uses of Maxalt
Side Effects of Maxalt
If you are taking this medication, then discuss the side effects with your doctor. If you feel any change in intensity, then you should tell your doctor. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe to continue using Maxalt. Side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Maxalt:
Drug Interaction :-
If you are taking certain drugs with Maxalt, then it may decreased, increased or altered the effects of Maxalt medicine. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Maxalt with the following:
When you are taking Maxalt, and you feel that overdose is suspected then contact your doctor immediately. Symptoms of an Maxalt overdose may include:-
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