Product Description of Maxalt 5mg
Maxalt 5 mg tablet enclose with Rizatriptan molecule which is belong to class of selective 5 – HT1B/1D serotonin receptor agonist. This drug is widely used to treat migraine attack or headache with or without aura. Rizatriptan has good dissolution rate which shows its action in between 2 – 3 hours. It acts on the blood vessels of the brain and reduces its swelling or give relief from headache and migraine attack but it does not reduce frequency of migraine attack. Any substances that generate pain, Rizatriptan inhibit action of those substances or destroy substances and give their result. Extra does should not take of this medicine for instant relief it may be harmful.
Dosage and administration of Maxalt 5mg
Rizatriptan Dose for adult patients:
Initial dose of Rizatriptan for migraine attack is 5 mg when symptoms appear. If you don’t recover from this dose you can take next dose after two or three hours. Do not take extra tablet early from initial dose. If you are not feeling well with these doses it may be increase with 10 mg in a single dose. Don’t take more than 30 mg dose in a single day. Take this drug from mouth with or without food.
Rizatriptan Dose for pediatric patients:
Patient who is less than 40 kg body weight can take Maxalt 5 mg tablet as single dose in a day. Second dose is not recommended to the pediatric patient in a single day. Do not give more than 5 mg of Maxalt tablet to pediatric patients.
Indication of Maxalt 5mg
Maxalt 5 mg tablet is used to treat migraine attacks in the adult and pediatric patients. This medicine is only used to migraine pain not for reduce frequency of migraine attacks.
Side effect of Maxalt 5mg
Maxalt 5 mg tablet may produce some effects these may be harmful to your body and it may also be fatal. If you experience any side effects please discontinue this treatment instantly. There are some unwanted effects may happen from Maxalt 5 mg tablet like:
Some common side effects of Maxalt 5mg tablet –
- Stomach pain.
- Regular sweating.
- Loss of appetite.
- Skin redness.
Some rare side effects Maxalt 5mg tablet –
- Swelling anywhere on body.
- Decrease heart rate.
Precaution of Maxalt 5mg
There are some precautions which must be following before taking Maxalt 5 mg tablet. It protects from happen any undesired effects. If you are already taking any medicine which is relate to same as Mxalt 5 mg tablet please avoid this treatment. Alcohol or any narcotic products must avoid during treatment it can be responsible for life threatening. Avoid this medicine if you have allergy from Rizatriptan.
Contraindication of Maxalt 5mg
Rizatriptan may contraindicate with some disease or drugs like –
- Maxalt 5 mg tablet is contraindicating in heart disease.
- Blood circulation disorder is contraindicated with Maxalt 5 mg tablet.
- Any past heart surgery or heart related disease is contraindicating in this treatment.
- High or low blood pressure disorder is contraindicating with this drug.
Drug Interaction of Maxalt 5mg
Maxalt 5 mg tablet are showing interaction with some drugs like –
- Dihydro - ergotamine.
- Ergot derivatives.
Storage condition of Maxalt 5mg
This medicine should be stored at room temperature about 30 - 35 0C and also storage place should be clean and dry. It must be protected from direct sunlight, dust or moisture also.
Missed Dose of Maxalt 5mg
If you missed your dose please take it as soon as possible but if it is time for next dose skip the missed dose and take next dose as per your schedule.
Overdose of Maxalt 5mg
If you take overdose of this medicine you will experience with vomiting, nausea, seizures or other unwanted effects Thus in this condition please discontinue treatment and contact with your Doctor.