Maxalt is employed for treating acute migraine headache with or without aura (flashing lights, wavy lines, liver spots) in older adults. It should not be used to prevent migraines or cluster headaches. Maxalt is often a selective serotonin receptor agonist. It works by narrowing dilated veins in the brain, relieving migraines.
Use Maxalt as directed through your doctor.
Ask your doctor questions you may have about how exactly to utilize Maxalt.
Store Maxalt at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store faraway from heat, moisture, and lightweight. Keep Maxalt out of your reach of children and from pets
Active Ingredient: Rizatriptan benzoate.
All medicines could potentially cause unwanted side effects, however, many people have no, or minor, unwanted side effects.
Check together with your doctor if these most popular unwanted side effects persist or become bothersome:
Diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; fatigue; nausea; weakness.
Seek medical help immediately if any of these severe side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; lack of breath; tightness within the chest; swelling from the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bloody diarrhea; modifications in vision; chest pain, heaviness, or pressure; cold, tingling, or numb hands or feet; fainting or unsteadiness; fast or irregular heartbeat; pain or tightness in jaw or neck; seizure; stomach pain; unusual weakness.
This is not a complete list of all negative effects that will occur. If you've questions about side effects, contact your doctor.
Contact a medical expert or health care provider immediately if all of these affect you.
Some health concerns may interact with Maxalt. Tell your medical professional or pharmacist in the event you have any medical conditions, particularly if any of the following connect with you:
Some medicines may talk with Maxalt. Tell your medical provider should you be taking another medicines, especially any from the following:
This will not be a whole listing of all interactions that could occur. Ask your health care provider if Maxalt may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your doctor before starting, stop, or change the dose from a medicine.
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.