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RIZACT 10 MG TABLET MD

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Composition for RIZACT

Rizatriptan(10 mg)

food interaction for RIZACT

alcohol interaction for RIZACT

pregnancy interaction for RIZACT

lactation interaction for RIZACT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Rizact 10 mg tablet md empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Rizact 10 mg tablet md may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for RIZACT

Rizatriptan(10 mg)

Uses

Rizact 10 mg tablet md is used in acute attack of migraine.

How it works

Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. A Rizact 10 mg tablet md works by constricting (narrowing) these blood vessels, thus relieving the migraine headache.

Common side effects

Nausea, Neck pain, Numbness, Abdominal bloating, Chest pain, Abdominal pain, Decreased mental acuity, Diarrhoea, Dry mouth, Flushing, Headache, Indigestion, Insomnia, Stiffness, Tachycardia, Heart rate irregular, Throat disorder, Tingling sensation, Vomiting

Common Dosage for RIZACT 10 MG TABLET MD

Patients taking RIZACT 10 MG TABLET MD

  • 96%
    Once A Day
  • 4%
    Thrice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for RIZACT

No substitutes found

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Expert advice for RIZACT

  • Do not use rizatiptan to prevent migraine headaches as it acts only once the headache symptoms have commenced.
  • Start rizatiptan only after a clear diagnosis of migraine and exclusion of potentially serious neurological condition.
  • Rizatriptan is not recommended in children below 18 years of age.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any risk factors (e.g. diabetes, high blood pressure, family history etc) for a heart disease, problems with heart rhythm/beats (bundle branch block) or  kidney or liver problems.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as rizatriptan may cause dizziness or drowsiness. 
  • Your heart function should be regularly monitored while taking rizatriptan to check for side effects. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for RIZACT

Rizatriptan

Q.Is rizatriptan a narcotic/ blood thinner/ benzo/ pain killer/ controlled substance/ NSAID/ does it contain aspirin/ caffeine/ acetaminophen?
Rizatriptan belongs to the class of drugs called selective serotonin 5-HT1B/1D receptor agonists used for the treatment of acute migraine headaches. It is not a narcotic/ blood thinner/ benzo/ pain killer/ controlled substance/ NSAID. It does not contain aspirin/ caffeine/ acetaminophen

Q.Is rizatriptan safe/does rizatriptan get you high/ make you drowsy/ sleepy/ thin your blood/ cause rebound headaches?
Rizatriptan is safe if used as per the prescribing information. It does not make you high/cause rebound headaches or thin your blood. It can make you drowsy/sleepy.

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Content on this page was last updated on 28 January, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)