Rizatriptan

 

General English name: Rizatriptan

Brand: Maxalt

Application: Treatment of migraine attack

 

 

 

Forms of Rizatriptan

Rizatriptan drug information

Use of Rizatriptan during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of microtriptan on driving and working with machines

Rizatriptan drug interactions

Special warnings and precautions while taking Rizatriptan

Side effects of Rizatriptan

Overdose of Rizatriptan (drug poisoning)

Storage conditions of the drug Rizatriptan

 

 

 

 

Forms of Rizatriptan

Tablets, sublingual tablets

 

Rizatriptan drug information

  • It is thought that the activity of certain chemicals in the brain increases and as a result, wrong signals are sent to the parts of the brain that cause migraine symptoms. It is also not clear why these chemical changes occur in people with migraines. Many migraine attacks occur for no apparent reason, but in some people, factors such as drinking or certain foods may trigger the attack. Rizatriptan is used to treat migraine attacks that are in the first phase but not to prevent migraine attacks.
  • Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.
  • The dose and amount of risatriptan varies from person to person depending on your illness; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.
  • Swallow your microtrip tablet with water and place your microtrip sublingual tablet under your tongue to melt it.
  • Try to take your doses at the same time each day and at the regular hour.
  • Do not take more than two 10 mg tablets in 24 hours
  • If you forget to take your daily dose at the right time but soon forget, take the medicine; But if you remember when the next dose is near the hour, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.

Contraindications to the use of the drug Rizatriptan

Pay attention to the expiration date of your microtrip medicine and do not take it if the medicine in your hand has expired.

 

Use of Rizatriptan during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself.

 

The effect of microtriptan on driving and working with machines

Your microtrip can make you feel tired and drowsy, so make sure you are alert before driving or operating machinery.

Never give your microtrip to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with your microtrip, and if you are using a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Rizatriptan drug interactions

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Rhizatriptan can cause serious drug interactions with MAO inhibitors, which can even lead to death. Do not use phenelzine, procarbazine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine. Most MAO inhibitors should not be used for as long as 2 weeks before and after you start taking Rizatriptan.

If you take other drugs that increase serotonin, your risk of developing serotonin syndrome or toxicity increases. Examples of these drugs are MDMA or "ecstasy", St. John's wort, certain antidepressants (including SSRIs such as fluoxetine / paroxetine, SNRIs such as duloxetine). (duloxetine) / venlafaxine).

If you are taking any ergotamine (such as dihydroergotamine) or other triptans (such as zolmitriptan, sumatriptan), you should monitor the dose of your microtriptan under the supervision of your doctor and take large doses of this medication. Do not consume, as it has serious side effects.

 

Special warnings and precautions while taking Rizatriptan

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best to let your doctor know the following before taking this medicine:

  • If you are over 65 or under 18 years old.
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • If you have heart problems or angina, or if you have recently had a heart attack.
  • If you have high blood pressure.
  • If you have a circulatory problem (called peripheral arterial disease).
  • If you have ever had a stroke or a transient ischemic attack (mini-stroke).
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to another medicine.
  • If you are currently taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.

 

Side effects of Rizatriptan

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some side effects go away shortly after taking risatriptan. In case of persistent side effects, the doctor should be informed:

Feeling of heaviness, pain and tightness in the throat and chest

Feeling sick, indigestion, abdominal pain

Feeling tired, dizzy, drowsy

Sore throat, tingling sensation, stiffness or neck pain, hot flashes, dry mouth

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to your use of Rizatriptan.

 

Overdose of Rizatriptan (drug poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.

 

Storage conditions of the drug Rizatriptan

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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