Rizatriptan pharmacokinetics in healthy elderly non-migraineur volunteers age years were similar to those in younger non-migraineur volunteers age years.
We comply with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information - verify here. In some patients, migraine symptoms can return within a hour period.
This is not a complete list of possible side effects. Maxalt should not be used to treat a common tension headache, a headache that causes loss of movement on one side of your body, or any headache that seems to be different from your usual migraine headaches.
For the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura. Many migraine attacks occur for no apparent reason, but for some people there may be things which trigger an attack, like certain foods or drinks.
Information is for End User's use only and may not be sold, redistributed or otherwise used for commercial purposes. Maxalt Rating 98 User Reviews 8. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk. If you feel much better after a dose of rizatriptan, but your headache comes back or gets worse after a while, adults may use one additional dose of rizatriptan 2 hours after the first dose.
Rizatriptan is completely absorbed following oral administration. Maxalt-MLT 10 mg disintegrating tablet. If your headache comes back after initial relief, you can take a second tablet as long as 2 hours have passed since your last dose.
Maxalt can raise blood pressure to dangerous levels.
Maxalt should not be administered to patients with a history of stroke or transient ischemic attack [see Contraindications 4 ]. Events are further classified within body system categories and enumerated in order of decreasing frequency using the following definitions: Place the tablet on your tongueallow it to dissolve, and swallow with your saliva. Skip to Content googletag.
If you are using the individually wrapped tablets, do not open the outer pouch until the dose is needed. Even if you get warning signals of a coming migraine an aurayou should wait until the headache pain starts before using rizatriptan.
Fetal weights were decreased in conjunction with decreased maternal weight gain at the highest doses tested.
Maxalt Rating 98 User Reviews 8. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Pharmacokinetic data revealed no significant differences between African American and Caucasian subjects.
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Maxalt treatment should be discontinued if serotonin syndrome is suspected [see Drug Interactions 7. Formulary Formulary Patient Discounts. Mayo Clinic does not endorse companies or products.