RIZACT 5MG TABLET MD

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Composition for RIZACT 5MG TABLET MD

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Primarily used for

Acute Attack Of Migraine
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Driving
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₹45.5/tablet md
2 tablet md in 1 strip
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Substitutes for RIZACT

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of RIZACT TABLET MD

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Uses of RIZACT TABLET MD

Rizact 5mg tablet md is used in acute attack of migraine.
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Side effects of RIZACT TABLET MD

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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 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. It is better to take Rizact 5mg tablet md empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How RIZACT TABLET MD works

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

In Depth Information on RIZACT TABLET MD

Expert advice for RIZACT TABLET MD

  • To relieve migraine as soon as possible, take Rizatriptan as soon as the headache begins. 
  • Lying down in a quiet and dark room for a while after you use Rizatriptan may help to relieve the migraine. 
  • Take Rizatriptan only as prescribed by the doctor. Using too much Rizatriptan may increase the chances of side effects. 
  • Notify your doctor if your migraine headaches are occurring more often, than before you started using Rizatriptan.
  • Notify your doctor if you have used Rizatriptan for at least three consecutive months.
  • Avoid driving after taking as it may cause drowsiness and dizziness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Rizatriptan, it can cause new and worse headaches.
Warnings
Special precautions for RIZACT 5MG TABLET MD
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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 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
SAFE
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
ZATHRIN REDIMIX SUSPENSION, PRATHAM 200MG/5ML REDIUSE SUSPENSION, AZIBIG 200MG SUSPENSION, AZIFINE 200MG SUSPENSION

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for RIZACT 5MG TABLET MD

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
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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