Medicine Overview of Rizatan Tablet
Uses of Rizatan Tablet
Rizatan 10mg Tablet is used in acute attack of migraine.
Side effects of Rizatan Tablet
Neck pain, Sleepiness, Dry mouth, Dizziness, Sensation of heaviness, Nausea, Weakness, Jaw pain, Throat pain, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Warm sensation.
How to use Rizatan 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 Rizatan 10mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
How Rizatan Tablet works
Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. Rizatan 10mg tablet works by constricting (narrowing) these blood vessels, thereby relieving the migraine headaches.
In Depth Information on Rizatan Tablet
Expert advice for Rizatan Tablet
- To relieve migraine as soon as possible, take Rizatan as soon as the headache begins.
- Lying down in a quiet and dark room for a while after you use Rizatan may help to relieve the migraine.
- Take Rizatan only as prescribed by the doctor. Using too much Rizatan may increase the chances of side effects.
- Notify your doctor if your migraine headaches are occurring more often, than before you started using Rizatan.
- Notify your doctor if you have used Rizatan for at least three consecutive months.
- Avoid driving after taking as it may cause drowsiness and dizziness.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Rizatan, it can cause new and worse headaches.
Special precautions for Rizatan 10mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rizatan 10mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Rizatan 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation+more
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Rizatan 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Rizatan 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rizatan 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Rizatan 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease....
Use of Rizatan 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Rizatan 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients+more
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rizatan 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg Suspension, Azifine 200mg Suspension, Azibig - 100 Suspension
Frequently asked questions for Rizatan 10mg 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
Q. Is Rizatan safe/does Rizatan get you high/ make you drowsy/ sleepy/ thin your blood/ cause rebound headaches?
Rizatan 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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