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Rizatriptan Allergy In Children
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Migraine treatment: There are many good medications for migraine treatment. Migraine is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Today effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education 2) non-pharmacological management (diet, sleep hygiene, acupuncture) and 3) pharmacological (triptans, topamax, (topiramate) etc) management. Rec.:see orofacial pain or headache specialist. Hope it helps. ...Read more
NO: There is no interaction between the two. ...Read more
Can Maxalt (rizatriptan) be used for cluster headache? He experienced his first one and was in tears from pain.
Yes, you can try: Management of a cluster headache can be abortive or prophylactic. Sometimes, both methods are indicated in the same patient. An effective abortive treatment uses oxygen or sumatriptan or DHE. The treatment of choice for the prevention of both episodic and chronic cluster headache is verapamil. ...Read more
I have gotten a HA every day since my mense started. I have felt horrible. Magnesium topomax not helping. What can I can do to stop them, maxalt (rizatriptan) helps
What can I do to get these bad HAs under control until meds get here. I tried Excedrin pm, Maxalt, (rizatriptan) and ibuprophen. They work a bit and then it returns?
ER: I truly appreciate my emergency medicine colleagues so I don't want to send people there unnecessarily. But uncontrollable pain is a good reason to visit ER. I'm not sure what meds you're waiting for and why. Perhaps try another pharmacy. Perhaps try prevention rather than just treatment? Ask your doc about prophylaxis. Check out http://alvinblin. Com/2012/04/evidence-based-migraine-prevention. Html ...Read more
Maxalt (rizatriptan) is pregnancy category c
animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks. ...Read more
Pregnancy registry: The manufacturer of Maxalt (rizatriptan) provides a registry for pregnant patients who must use it. It is not a medication typically used as some studies show the potential for harm. In certain individual cases the benefits may outweigh the risks. Participation in the registry allows further scientific study to give us a better understanding of pregnancy outcomes with this medication. ...Read more
For migraine...: ...there are theories that the trigeminal nerve is involved. Maxalt (rizatriptan) works to decrease and stop abnormal firing and release of certain chemicals that cause the migraine pain. For the more typical trigeminal disease, trigeminal neuralgia, Maxalt (rizatriptan) does not have any effect because the mechanism of pain is different. Good question! ...Read more
Maxalt (rizatriptan): Nope.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pharmacist: I would suggest calling the pharmacist where you filled the prescriptions, so they can take in to account all your medications regarding potential interactions. Hope this helps! ...Read more