Rizatriptan (Generic Maxalt)
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Rizatriptan is an acute medication for migraine treatment that offers relief during migraine episodes. It is used to treat acute migraines in children over 6 years of age and adults. This medication should not be used for cluster headaches or as a method to prevent migraine headaches, as it targets the brain to reduce the pain caused by migraine headaches. Rizatriptan is a specialized medication and will only reduce the pain caused by migraine headaches. Most Rizatriptan users claim that their migraines disappear completely after taking the medication while others have found their migraines to be far less painful. Rizatriptan is available only with your doctor's prescription.
Possible Side Effects of Rizatriptan
Like any medication, some unwanted effects can occur. Although not all of the below side effects may occur, if they do, you may want to consult your doctor as soon as possible.
Increased heaviness, tightness, or pressure in the chest and/or neck
Sensation of burning, warmth, heat, numbness, tightness, or tingling
Shortness of breath
Burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
Increased or slowed heartbeat
Pain, tightness, or pressure in the neck, jaw, or throat
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