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Maxalt-Rizact-Rizatriptan 5mg

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Maxalt, being generic medicine is used for treating migraine headache. It is useful in treating that headache that has already begun and is not used for headache that is caused due to common tension.

Maxalt works by narrowing the blood vessels that are present around the brain. Our honourable clients can buy Maxalt from us through our online pharmacy at rock bottom price.

Quantity Strength Price Unit Price
4 Tablets Rizatriptan 5mg Tablets $5.00 $1.25
32 Tablets Rizatriptan 5mg Tablets $43.00 $1.34
64 Tablets Rizatriptan 5mg Tablets $82.00 $1.28
128 Tablets Rizatriptan 5mg Tablets $164.00 $1.28

Brand Name - Maxalt

Generic Name - Rizatriptan

Maxalt or Rizatriptan is used for treating headache that occurs due to migraine. We offer Maxalt to the clients having 5mg and 10mg strength. Maxalt is taken orally by the patients.

FDA has approved Maxalt on June 29, 1998 in United States and is known as second-generation triptan. Maxalt belongs to the class of drug known as 5-hydroxytryptamine agonists that is also known as triptan.

Maxalt is not used for preventing future migraine attacks and is used for treating acute migraine attack. This Maxalt works by narrowing the blood vessels that is present around the brain. It is known to reduce the substance in the body that is responsible for causing pain, nausea, headache, sensitivity to sound and light. Maxalt is used to treat pain that has already started and is not used for the treatment for headache that occurs due to common tension, headache that causes loss of movement on one side of the body or any other type of headache that is different from migraine.

Maxalt functions by decreasing the widening of blood vessels and achieve its regular size and thus alleviate the pain. Not only this, Maxalt blocks the release of chemical from nerve endings that is responsible for causing pain and other extra signs of migraine. Rizatriptan is an available in its benzoate form that is white to off-white in colour, appears as crystalline soli. It is soluble in water at 25°C. The empirical formula is C15H19N5•C7H6O2, whereas 269.4 is its molecular weight.

The compressed tablets of Maxalt contain various inactive ingredients such as lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, ferric oxide, pregelatinized starch and magnesium stearate. On the other hand, the lyophilized disintegrated tablets of Maxalt containsgelain, mannitol, aspartame, glycine and peppermint flavour as inactive ingredients that are taken orally.


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Brand Name - Maxalt

Generic Name - Rizatriptan

Maxalt can be given either 5mg or 10mg to the adult for the acute treatment of migraine. 10mg might show more effective result than 5mg but the high dose might affect their health or can cause problem to them. Therefore, small dose is recommended for the adult patients.

In case, after first dose, migraine pain returns back then a second dose can be given to the patients after 2 hours of the first dose. However, the maximum dose for Maxalt within 24 hours should not exceed more than 30mg.

Maxalt should be given to the paediatric patients based on their body weight. 5mg Maxalt is given to the patients whose body weight is less than 40 kg and for more than 40 kg weight of the patients, 10mg is given.

The oral disintegrated tablets of Maxalt are available in blister packing that is wrapped in the aluminium pouch. This blister should be removed by the user just before the dosing. When the patient is ready for the dose, they have to peel off the pouch and using dry & clean hand, need to keep the tablet on the tongue and then the tablet gets dissolve and swallowed alongwith saliva.

Brand Name - Maxalt

Generic Name - Rizatriptan

Some patients show serious side effects from the tablet Maxalt while other gets mild effect after the intake of the tablet. Patient who is using Maxalt might show coronary artery vasospasm, transient myocardial ischemia, hypertensive crisis, ventricular tachycardia & fibrillation, myocardial infarction, etc.

Few users of Maxalt might get diarrhoea, myalgia, photophobia, photophobia, dyspnea and sweating in the skin.

The patients might get hypertension, hypotension, palpitation, syncope, allergic rhinitis, sinusitis, tinnitus and inflammation in the upper respiratory tract.

Brand Name - Maxalt

Generic Name - Rizatriptan

If the patient is having any medical record of heart disease, blood circulation problem, improper or lack of blood supply to the heart, uncontrolled high blood pressure ischemic bowel disease, heart stroke, etc. then they should take Maxalt medicine. Maxalt should not be used before and after the intake of any other medicine that also cure migraine headache.

Maxalt, the generic medicine is used for the treatment of that headache that has already begun and will not reduce the number of attack or prevent headache.

The time gap between first and second dose should be minimum of 2 hours and the maximum dose recommended in a day should not be more than 30mg. If the patient is suffering from phenylketonuria, then they must consult their doctor as Maxalt might contain phenyl alanine.

Maxalt should not be used by the pregnant or breast feeding women as it may pass to the breast milk of the patient. Maxalt do not be given to person who is under the age of 18 year. Children having age of at least 6 years can be given disintegrated tablet of Maxalt orally.