Rizact 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Rizact 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Acute attack of migraine
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₹36.75/Tablet
4 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Rizact Tablet

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Uses of Rizact Tablet

Rizact 5mg Tablet is used in acute attack of migraine.
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Side effects of Rizact Tablet

Common

Neck pain, Sleepiness, Dry mouth, Dizziness, Sensation of heaviness, Nausea, Weakness, Jaw pain, Throat pain, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Warm sensation.

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How to use Rizact Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Rizact 5mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Rizact Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Rizact Tablet

Expert advice for Rizact Tablet

  • To relieve migraine as soon as possible, take Rizact as soon as the headache begins. 
  • Lying down in a quiet and dark room for a while after you use Rizact may help to relieve the migraine. 
  • Take Rizact only as prescribed by the doctor. Using too much Rizact may increase the chances of side effects. 
  • Notify your doctor if your migraine headaches are occurring more often, than before you started using Rizact.
  • Notify your doctor if you have used Rizact for at least three consecutive months.
  • Avoid driving after taking as it may cause drowsiness and dizziness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Rizact, it can cause new and worse headaches.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Rizact 5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rizact 5mg 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.
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Lactation
Rizact 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Rizact 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Rizact 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rizact 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Rizact 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Rizact 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rizact 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Azivent 500mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Adamon 100mg Injection, TRANDOL 50MG INJECTION

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Rizact 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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
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.

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