What is Rizact (Rizatriptan) used for?
Rizact (Rizatriptan) is used as a treatment for migraines. It is used as needed, and will not prevent migraines from occurring in the future. This drug is effective in relieving the symptoms of migraines, such as headaches, pain, light sensitivity and vomiting. It is a type of medication known as a triptan, which works by affecting serotonin in the brain, preventing it from constricting the blood vessels.
How should I use Rizact (Rizatriptan)?
When taking Rizact (Rizatriptan) to treat migraines, you should take it at the first occurrence of a migraine. If your symptoms have not improved, a second tablet may be taken 2 hours after the first. Consult your physician before you take these tablets. You will be advised on the maximum daily dosage, and the correct dosage required for your condition. Never exceed the prescribed dosage.
What are the side effects of Rizact (Rizatriptan)?
Patients who use Rizact (Rizatriptan) tablets may notice some side effects, such as:
When using this drug, you should be aware that other more serious side effects may occur. Consult your physician immediately if you notice pain in the chest, pain or tightness in the throat or changes in vision.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Rizact (Rizatriptan). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.