Rizatriptan is a migraine medication that comes in both an orodispersible (melt form) and as a tablet. It can be a very effective treatment, especially when combined with paracetamol or ibuprofen.
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What is Rizatriptan?
Rizatriptan is a medication used to treat the headache phase of a migraine.
How does it work?
Rizatriptan works by reducing the swelling of the blood vessels in the brain that cause pain.
Is Rizatriptan suitable for me?
This medication is for adults only. Consult with your doctor to see if Rizatriptan is right for you.
All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.
Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.
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Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Rizatriptan.
- 1 tablet at the onset of symptoms; dose may be repeated after at least 2 hours if migraine recurs; maximum of 2 tablets in 24 hours.
For orodispersible tablets:
- Take 1 tablet dissolved on the tongue, take at the onset of symptoms; dose may be repeated after at least 2 hours if migraine recurs; maximum of 2 tablets in 24 hours.
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Can you combine Rizatriptan and paracetamol?
Yes, you can combine rizatriptan and paracetamol. However, it is important to take rizatriptan as soon as you experience migraine symptoms. If you wait too long, the migraine may become worse and harder to treat.
Is Rizatriptan a painkiller?
No. Rizatriptan is not a painkiller and will not relieve all types of pain. It is important to take rizatriptan as soon as you experience migraine symptoms.
Is this medication suited for me?
Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.
How is the medication delivered?
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What does Rizatriptan do to the brain?
Rizatriptan affects chemicals in the brain that are involved in Migraine headaches. It is not known exactly how rizatriptan works to relieve migraine headaches.
How long does it take Rizatriptan to work?
Rizatriptan begins to work within 30 minutes of taking the medication. For some people, relief from migraines may occur sooner. However, rizatriptan is not a pain reliever and will not relieve all types of pain. It is important to take rizatriptan as soon as you experience migraine symptoms.
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