Product description of Maxalt 5mg:
Maxalt 5mg is a wonderful medication that is used to manage the headache phase of the migraine attack in adults. It is quite effective in relieving headache, pain, and other migraine symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light or sound. Maxalt 5mg is effective against a headache that has already begun but going to prevent headaches or decrease the number of migraine attacks. Maxalt 5mg encloses a generic drug called Rizatriptan.
Action mechanism of Maxalt 5mg:
Rizatriptan belongs to the class of medicines called Triptans. It causes the narrowing of the blood vessels around the brain and decreases the substances in the body that can generate headache pain, nausea, sensitivity to light and sound, and other migraine symptoms.
Dosing regimen of Maxalt 5mg:
Maxalt 5mg is commercially accessible in a tablet dosage form. A patient has to take one Maxalt 5mg tablet via the oral route once or twice a day for the acute treatment of migraines. The second dose may be taken at least 2 hours later if a migraine returns. A patient should not exceed the dose more than 30 mg in any 24-hour period.
Contradictory conditions for the use of Maxalt 5mg:
The use of Maxalt 5mg is contraindicated under certain medical conditions such as severe liver or severe kidney disorders, peripheral vascular disease, heart problems including heart attack or angina, severe hypertension, stroke, blood circulation problems and hypersensitive reactions with generic Rizatriptan. Do not use Maxalt if you have used MAO inhibitors such as Isocarboxazid, Linezolid, Methylene Blue, Phenelzine, Rasagiline, etc in the past 14 days.
Side effects of Maxalt 5mg:
A patient may face some side effects while relying on the treatment of Maxalt 5mg such as flushing, tiredness, weakness, drowsiness, dizziness, and sensitivity of tingling, numbness, prickling or heat.
Possible drug interactions of Maxalt 5mg:
Some medicines show drug interactions with Maxalt 5mg Isocarboxazid, Linezolid, Methylene Blue, Moclobemide, Phenelzine, Fluoxetine, Paroxetine, Duloxetine, Venlafaxine, Dihydroergotamine Sumatriptan and Zolmitriptan.
Safety measures to be taken while using Maxalt 5mg:
- The use of Maxalt 5mg makes you feels dizzy or drowsy, so do not drive a vehicle or operate any risky tasks after using this medicine.
- Do not recommend this medicine to pregnant or breastfeeding women.
- Maxalt will only manage a headache that has already begun, so do not use it to prevent headaches or reduce the number of migraine attacks.
- Do not recommend Maxalt to anyone younger than 6 years old.