Rizatan 5mg Tablet

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Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Rizatan 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Acute attack of migraine
112.5
₹11.25/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Rizatan Tablet

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Uses of Rizatan Tablet

Rizatan 5mg Tablet is used in acute attack of migraine.
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Side effects of Rizatan 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 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 5mg 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 5mg 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Rizatan 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
Rizatan 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
Rizatan 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
Rizatan 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Rizatan 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rizatan 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Rizatan 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Rizatan 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rizatan 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 Rizatan 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
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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