Maxalt RPD 10 mg tablet: Uses, side effects, dosage

Manufacturer: MSD

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Trade name: Maxalt RPD

Strength: 10 mg

Type: Tablet

Active ingredient: Rizatriptan

Category: Rizatriptan belongs to selective serotonin receptor agonist.

Pregnancy category: Rizatriptan belongs to US FDA pregnancy category: C (Risk cannot be ruled out).

Uses: Maxalt RPD 10 mg tablet is used to treat the symptoms of migraine headaches.

How to use: Take Maxalt RPD 10 mg tablet orally with or without food with plenty of water. Do not take rizatriptan more often or longer than the recommended by your doctor. Overuse of this medication causes your headache to become worse.

Side Effects: Dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, fatigue, nausea, tiredness, weakness

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Dosage: Usual adult dose for migraine: Initial dose: 5 mg or 10 mg. You can use second dose after 2 hours of first dose provided you got adequate response from the first dose. You sholud use this medicine only after clear diagnosis of migraine by your doctor. Maximum daily dose: 30 mg.

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Date last updated: August 6th, 2016