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Maxalt-Rizact-Rizatriptan 10MG

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Maxalt contains Rizatriptan as an active component of this drug. It is used for the headache that has been initiated already.  It is a drug that belongs to the category of 5-HT agonist. Migraine is a neuro related disorder that is characterized by the recurrent moderate to severe headache, associated with symptoms like nausea, vomiting, high blood pressure, etc.

Quantity Strength Price Unit Price
4 Tablets Rizatriptan 10mg Tablets $8.00 $2.00
32 Tablets Rizatriptan 10mg Tablets $64.00 $2.00
64 Tablets Rizatriptan 10mg Tablets $123.00 $1.92
128 Tablets Rizatriptan 10mg Tablets $246.00 $1.92

Generic Rizatriptan is a main component of Maxalt 10mg. It is a drug of headache that narrows the blood vessel around the brain. It also declines the natural substance of the body that involve in accelerating pain in head, nausea, light sensitivity and other migraine symptoms. Rizatriptan is indicated to be used in head ache that has been caused due to migraine. This drug is used only for the headache that has been started. It will not put a stop to the number of attacks or prevent headache from occurring.

Indications of Maxalt:

Maxalt is used for the treatment of migraine with moderate to severe pain.

Contraindications of Maxalt:

Maxalt is contraindicated if you are allergic or hypersensitive to Rizatriptan. If the patient is suffering from heart disease like atherosclerosis, heart valve disease, coronary heart disease, angina pectoris, diabetes, or problem related to blood circulation, heart attacks, ischemia attack and liver function. If you are using MAO inhibitors or other 5-hydroxytryptamine agonist like almotriptan, sumatriptan, frovatriptan or other ergot medicines then do not take Maxalt. Rizatriptan is contraindicated in certain migraine headaches like hemiplegic, opthalmoplegic or basilar migraine.

Drug interactions:

Some drugs that can interact with Maxalt are-

  • Anti-depressant- citalopram, duloxetine, venalafaxine
  • Monoamino oxidase inhibitors (MAO)- rasagline, Tranylcypromine
  • Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors- sertraline, paroxetine, fluoxetine
  • Ergot derivatives or any medication containing ergot- pergolide, ergotamine, methysergide
  • Others are vitamins, herbal products, propranolol, etc.

Storage condition of Maxalt:

Store the drug at room temperature i.e. 15-30 degree Celsius. Keep the drug way from the excess heat, light and moisture. Also keep the drug out of the reach of children and the pets.


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Dose for adult patient:

Take the Maxalt 10 mg when you have a migraine. Swallow one tablet of Maxalt 10 mg with a full glass of water with or without food. It you do not get relief then take second dose but only after minimum 2 hours. Do not take more than 3 tablets of Maxalt 10 mg in a 24 hours period.

Dose for pediatric patients (between 6 to 17 years):

In the patient between 6 to 12 years old dose depends on the weight of patient. Patient should be more than 40 kg. In pediatric patient second dose is prohibited in a single day for the purpose of safety and efficacy of the treatment.

Missed dose:

Chance of missing dose is almost negligible because it is taken when needed as it does not have a schedule for daily dosing.

Overdose:

Take the dose as per recommendation. If you have overdosed then consult your doctor. Symptoms of Maxalt overdosing are headache, confusion, disturbance in the rhythm of heartbeat, blurred vision, and convulsion.

Some commonly seen side effects are fainting, dizziness, weakness, vision may get blurred, pain in chest, dry mouth, trouble in breathing, redness, bloody diarrhea, etc. Some serious side effects include allergic reactions like hives, inflammation, paresthesia, etc.

Some precautions that should be taken while medication of Maxalt are-it is used only for headache that arises due to migraine but it should not be used for any other headache. If you are allergic or hypersensitive to Maxalt then take proper precautions while taking Maxalt 10 mg. Avoid alcohol intake and or any nicotine products. Take proper precautions if you are using this drug in pregnancy. If you are nursing mother then avoid breast feeding for 24 hours.