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Maxalt 10MG

Maxalt 10MG

Maxalt is a prescription medicine that belongs to a class of medication called Triptans. Maxalt is used as a headache medicine that narrows the blood vessel around the head. Maxalt is used to treat migraine headache. It will not treat a headache which has already occurred .It will not treat headaches or reduce the number of attacks.

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Quantity Strength Price Unit Price Cart
12 Tablets Maxalt 5mg Tablets $20.00 $1.67
36 Tablets Maxalt 5mg Tablets $61.00 $1.69
12 Tablets Maxalt 10mg Tablets $33.00 $2.75
36 Tablets Maxalt 10mg Tablets $92.00 $2.56

MAXALT constricts blood vessel and is used to treat migraine attacks.  There are certain blood vessels that become enlarged and this causes pain. Maxalt constricts this blood vessel and helps to stop the pain of migraine attack. The medication is taken when required but not used to prevent migraine attacks from occurring.


The recommended dose of Maxalt is 5mg or 10 mg for acute treatment of migraine adults. The maximum daily dose should not exceed above 30 mg

In case of pediatric patients the dose is as per the patient’s body weight. The patient weighing less than 40 kilogram is prescribed 5mg drug and patient weighing more than 40 mg are prescribed 10 mg drug.

Side Effects

The side effects in case of Maxalt 10 mg could be enlisted as   

Common side effects

  • Chest pain

  • Pressure in the chest

  • Pounding heartbeat

  • Shortness of breath

  • Sensation of burning, numbness and tingling.

Some less common side effects include

  • Increased heartbeat

  • Irregular heartbeat

  • Pain , tightness, pressure in the jaw

  • Slow heartbeat

  • Burning crawling, itching and numbness

  • Anxiety

  • Blurred vision

  • Dry eyes

  • gas

  • headache

  • heat sensitivity

  • itching of the skin

  • warm  and cold sensation

  • muscle or joint stiffness

  • Sudden, increase in the frequency of quantity of urine.

  • Ringing or buzzing in the ears

  • Irritability

The less common side effects should be immediately reported to the doctor.


Before taking Maxalt

  • Tell your doctor if you are allergic to Maxalt or any other ingredients of Maxalt.

  • In case you smoke and you are overweight discuss with your doctor.

  • Tell your Doctor in case you ever had heart disease, a heart attack, angina (chest pain) and irregular heartbeat.

  • In case if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant or are breast-feeding avoid using Maxalt.

  • The patient should discuss with the doctor about his or her symptoms to make sure they are caused by migraine.

  • if the patient is suffering from phenylketonuria (pku), (an inherited condition in which a special diet must be followed to prevent mental retardation), avoid using Maxalt.



Maxalt is not prescribed

  • When the Patient is having heart problem or heart disease.

  • In case of stroke or a transient ischemic attack (TIA)  

  • In case of  blood vessel problems including ischemic bowel disease

  • When there is uncontrolled  hypertension  

  • If you have taken other Triptan medicines in the last 24 hours

  • If you  have taken ergot-containing medicines in the last 24 hours

  • In case of Hemiplegic or Basilar migraines.

  • If you have  taken Monoamine Oxidase (MAO) inhibitor or have taken a MAO inhibitor within the last 2 weeks

  •  If you are allergic to rizatriptan benzoate or any of the ingredients in Maxalt please avoid using the product.



In case of overdose call your doctor immediately and seek medical attention. The symptoms of overdose include drowsiness, Dizziness, rapid pounding or irregular heartbeat, shortness of breath and vomiting.

Missed dose

The Maxalt tablet is taken as per the needs or when there is a requirement. They do not have daily schedule so there is no chances of missed dose.


The medication should be stored in a tightly closed container. It should be kept away from children and pets.

Generic Maxalt.
Strength Maxalt

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