Rizact 5 MD Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Rizact Tablet MD

Rizact 5 MD Tablet is used in acute attack of migraine. It relieves the symptoms of migraine and prevents the attack from becoming worse.

Rizact Tablet MD side effects

Common
  • Neck pain
  • Sleepiness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Sensation of heaviness
  • Nausea
  • Weakness
  • Jaw pain
  • Throat pain
  • Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
  • Warm sensation

How to use Rizact Tablet MD

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Put it in your mouth but do not swallow it. Rizact 5 MD Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Rizact Tablet MD works

Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. Rizact 5 MD Tablet works by constricting (narrowing) these blood vessels, thereby relieving the migraine headaches.

Rizact Tablet MD related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rizact 5 MD Tablet 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.
Lactation
Rizact 5 MD Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Rizact 5 MD Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Rizact 5 MD Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rizact 5 MD Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rizact 5 MD Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Rizact 5 MD Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rizact 5 MD Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Rizact 5 MD Tablet for treatment of migraine headaches.
  • Some tips that may help avoid a migraine attack:
    • Have your meals at the same time everyday
    • Avoid bright lights and extreme temperatures
    • Avoid loud music and noisy places
    • Avoid chocolates, cheese, processed food, alcohol and smoking
    • Get enough sleep and avoid stress
  • It may cause sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Notify your doctor if your migraine occurs more often after starting the medication.
  • Notify your doctor if you have stomach pain, headache, bloody diarrhoea or worsening high blood pressure.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease or stroke.
  • This medication does not prevent migraine attacks from happening.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Rizact with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
LIFE-THREATENING
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Brand(s): Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Rizact

I've migraine . i can't stay for even 15 minutes in sunlight can't even take cheese . i consulted many doctors i can't get rid of it. I've taken many medicines .
Dr. Ravindra Srivastava
Neurologist
TAB.CIPLAR LA 20MG TDS. TAB. RIZACT 5MG FOR ACUTE ATTACKS.
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FAQs

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 Rizact safe/does Rizact get you high/ make you drowsy/ sleepy/ thin your blood/ cause rebound headaches?

Rizact 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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