Maxalt 10mg Tablet is a headache medicine that narrows the blood vessels around the brain. Maxalt 10mg Tablet also reduces substances in the body that can prompt headache pain, nausea, sensitivity to light and sound, and other migraine symptoms.
Maxalt 10mg Tablet is used to treat migraine headaches. It will only treat a headache that has previously begun. It will not thwart headaches or reduce the number of attacks.
Maxalt 10mg Tablet contain rizatriptan as main dynamic ingredient belongs to a group of drugs known as 5-hydroxytryptamine agonists. Triptans shows its action by growing the brain's sensitivity to serotonin, a neurotransmitterthat causes blood vessels to contract. This relieves pressure in the brain that causes migraines.
Dosage regimen for Maxalt 10mg Tablet
The maxalt is available in the dose strength of 5mg or 10 mg. 10 mg dose is more effective than 5 mg if recommended for adult. second dose may be administered 2 hours after the first dose, in case If the migraine headache returns, The maximum daily dose should not exceed 30 mg within 24-hour period.
If maxalt is used by paideratics then dose is depend upon their body weight. In case of patients weighing less than 40 kg the 5mg dose of medicine is recommended. if body weight is more than 40 kg then 10 mg dose is highly recommended.
Drug interaction with Maxalt 10mg Tablet
- Ergomar (ergotamine)
- Methergine (methylergonovine)
- Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)
- Nardil (phenelzine)
Maxalt 10mg Tablet Side Effects
Tell your doctor if any of the following side effects
- Increased tiredness
- Dry mouth
- Pain or tightness in your chest, neck, or jaw
- Bleeding in brain
- allergic reaction
Contraindication and Safety precaution of Maxalt Tablet
- If you are allergic to rizatriptan or any other ingredients in the drug then don't ingest medicament
- If you have a history of blood pressure then don't ingest Maxalt
- If you are pregnant then consult with your doctor before using Maxalt
- avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice while taking Maxalt.
- If possible avoid alcohol while taking Maxalt.