Buy Maxalt (Rizatriptan)

TypeDrug NameDosagePrice from 
drug typeMaxalt5 mg$101.99
drug typeMaxalt10 mg$127.99

Generic Equivalent of Maxalt

TypeDrug NameDosagePrice from 
drug typeRizatriptan5 mg$57.99
drug typeRizatriptan10 mg$46.99

Maxalt Information

Generic Maxalt 10 mg
* The product images are for reference only. Generic equivalents may also be supplied by alternate manufacturers.

How And Where To Buy Maxalt Online?

You can buy Maxalt online through our Canadian International Pharmacy at huge savings. We offer RX and OTC medications online with a valid prescription from your doctor. At Canadian Pharmacy World, your health is our priority. You can place the order online, by mail, by fax or toll-free over the telephone at 1866-485-7979.

Are There Alternative Names For The Brand And Generic Maxalt?

Maxalt is a product manufactured in United Kingdom by Merck and Co. Inc. The generic form of Maxalt is rizartriptan and it is available from India also called Rizact manufactured by Cipla. Our Canadian pharmacy also carries the generic Rizatriptan from Canada manufactured by Marcan or Actavis.

What Dosages And Forms Is Maxalt Available In?

Maxalt is available in 5 mg and 10 mg dosage in carton of 18 tablets. The generic form of Maxalt (rizatriptan) is available as 5 mg and 10 mg dosage forms.

What Is Maxalt Used For?

Maxalt belongs to a class of drugs known as triptans and is used for the treatment of migraine headaches. Maxalt is used to treat migraine attacks with or without aura in adults and in children 6 to 17 years of age. It is not used for prevention of headaches. Maxalt (rizatriptan) acts on the 5-HT1B/1D receptors and helps to reduce swelling of blood vessels around the brain which is responsible for headache in a migraine attack. It also blocks the release of substances from nerve endings that can cause symptoms like pain, nausea, and sensitivity to light and sound. The safety and efficacy of Maxalt for the treatment of cluster headaches is not known. It is not used to treat hemiplegic or basilar headaches.

What Are The Possible Side Effects Of Maxalt?

Some of the common side effects of Maxalt include sleepiness, tiredness, dizziness, pain or pressure in chest or throat. Maxalt can also cause some serious side effects. Call your doctor right away or go to the nearest emergency room if you experience any of the following:

• Heart attack with symptoms such as chest pain and discomfort, uncontrollable pressure, discomfort in your arms, back, neck, jaw or stomach, shortness of breath, breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or vomiting, lightheadedness.

• Stroke with symptoms such as numbness or weakness in your face, arm or leg, especially on one side of your body, confusion, problems walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination, severe headache.

• Blood vessel problems with symptoms such as bloody diarrhea, stomach pain, vision problems, coldness and numbness of hands and feet.

• Serotonin Syndrome when Maxalt is taken with certain medications. Symptoms include agitation, hallucinations, coma, fast heartbeat, fast changes in your blood pressure, increased body temperature, muscle spasm, loss of coordination, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea

• Increased blood pressure

Are there any Precautions and Drug interactions for Maxalt?

You should be careful drinking alcohol if you suffer from migraine attacks. Drinking alcohol can worsen migraine headaches or cause new headaches. People who suffer from migraine should avoid taking alcoholic drinks especially during headaches. Moreover, alcohol, like Maxalt leads to dizziness, nausea, dry mouth and headaches. Taking alcohol with Maxalt can lead to worsening of the side effects of Maxalt.

Maxalt can lead to dizziness, fainting or weakness. Do not drive or use machinery or do any other activity that needs you to be alert while taking Maxalt.

Do not take Maxalt if you:

• Have heart problems or had a stroke or have problems with blood circulation

• Suffer from hemiplegic or basilar migraines. In case you have doubt about having these types of migraines, consult your doctor

• Have ischemic bowel disease

• Have narrowing of blood vessels in your legs, arms, stomach or kidney

• Have taken or take other "triptans" or triptan combination products in the past 24 hours

• Have taken ergot products in the past 24 hours

• Have taken MAO inhibitors in the past 2 weeks

• Are allergic to rizatriptan or any of the ingredients in Maxalt

Before taking Maxalt, inform your doctor if you:

• Have or had heart problems or family history of heart issues and stroke

• Have shortness of breath or chest pain

• Have high cholesterol or high and uncontrolled blood pressure

• Have diabetes, are obese or overweight

• Smoke

• Are a female who has gone through menopause

• Are a male over the age of 40 years

• Have liver or kidney problems or any other medical condition

• Are pregnant or planning a pregnancy. The effect of Maxalt on the unborn baby is unknown.

• Are breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed. It is not known whether Maxalt passes into breast milk. Discuss with your doctor about the best ways to feed your baby when taking Maxalt.

• Take anti-depressant medicines called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). Taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as fluoxetine, or serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) like venlafaxine. Taking these with Maxalt or other triptans can lead to a life threatening condition such called serotonin syndrome. Its symptoms include restlessness, diarrhea, loss of coordination, hallucinations, nausea, fast heartbeat, vomiting, increased temperature of body, changes in blood pressure and overactive reflexes.

If you see a different doctor, inform him or her that you are using Maxalt.

Drug interactions

You should always tell your health care professional about any medications that you have been taking or are going to take including prescription and non-prescription drugs, vitamins and herbal supplements. A number of medicines can affect the way Maxalt works. Especially tell your doctor if you take:

• Propranolol containing medications such as Inderal, Inderal LA, or Innopran XL

• Medicines used to treat mood disorders, including selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) or serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs).

Maxalt Storage and Safety Information

Maxalt should be stored at a temperature between 15-30 °C. The packaging should be kept in a safe place out of reach of children.

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