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RIZATAN 5 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR RIZATAN

Rizatriptan(5 mg)

food interaction for RIZATAN

alcohol interaction for RIZATAN

pregnancy interaction for RIZATAN

lactation interaction for RIZATAN

medicine interaction for RIZATAN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It is better to take Rizatan 5 mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Rizatan 5 mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR RIZATAN

Rizatriptan(5 mg)

Uses

Rizatan 5 mg tablet 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 Rizatan 5 mg tablet 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

SUBSTITUTES FOR RIZATAN

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    Rs. 25.18/tablet
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    Rs. 151.08
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    Rs. 45.50/tablet
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    Rs. 91
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  • RITZA 5 MG TABLET
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    Natco Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 22.50/tablet
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    Rs. 135
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Expert advice FOR RIZATAN

  • 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. 
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    Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Rizatriptan, it can cause new and worse headaches.
     
     
     
     
     

Frequently asked questions FOR RIZATAN

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 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)