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Does rizatriptan affect your weight?

Does rizatriptan affect your weight?

No direct effect: Especially since it is only taken intermittently when a migraine attack happens. Indirectly, if your migraine gets better faster, would that cause you to eat more or eat less? ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Can I take expired Maxalt (rizatriptan)?

Not recommended: Not sure if it will be effective for you. There is a reason they have an expiration date, abide by it. ...Read more

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If you get recurring migraines, should you try maxalt (rizatriptan)?

If you get recurring migraines, should you try maxalt (rizatriptan)?

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

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What are the side effects of taking maxalt (rizatriptan) for a migraine?

See below: All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome when using maxalt:


dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; fatigue; nausea; weakness. ...Read more

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Why would Gatorade help a headache when maxalt (rizatriptan) and water wouldn't?

Why would Gatorade help a headache when maxalt (rizatriptan) and water wouldn't?

Hypoglycemia?: Gatorade has sugar and other electrolytes in it. Perhaps, you had a headache from being hypoglycemic (low blood sugar) or dehydrated. ...Read more

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Can Maxalt (rizatriptan) be used for cluster headache? He experienced his first one and was in tears from pain.

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

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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

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

See your OB: You should visit your OB/GYN and learn about dysmenorrhea and menstrual headaches and menstrual migraines. There may be a solution your OB can help you find. Good luck. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/m/pubmed/18537489/ ...Read more

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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?

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

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How does maxalt (rizatriptan) affect your weight?

No direct effect: Especially since it is only taken intermittently when a migraine attack happens. Indirectly, if your migraine gets better faster, would that cause you to eat more or eat less? ...Read more

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Can I take maxalt (rizatriptan) with zpak?

Can I take maxalt (rizatriptan) with zpak?

Yes: The half life of Maxalt (rizatriptan) is about 3-4 hrs, and should not be any issue with your long-acting antibiotic. ...Read more

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How can I find out if I have recurring migraines, and tried maxalt (rizatriptan)?

How can I find out if I have recurring migraines, and tried maxalt (rizatriptan)?

See neurologist: Multiple causes for headaches, but migraine most frequent affecting over 30 million americans. A neurologist can sort out and design best medical approach to prevent and abort the episodes. Well worth the time and expenditure, as no good reason to "live with this". ...Read more

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Can I take maxalt (rizatriptan) while pregnant?

Pregnancy: Maxalt (rizatriptan) is pregnancy category c

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

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Can you take amoxicillin with maxalt (rizatriptan)?

Can you take amoxicillin with maxalt (rizatriptan)?

Yes: There are no significant interactions between Amoxicillin (an antibiotic) and Maxalt (rizatriptan) (a triptan-type migraine medication). ...Read more

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Can someone take maxalt (rizatriptan) while pregnant?

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

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Can Maxalt (rizatriptan) work on the Trigeminal Nerve?

Can Maxalt (rizatriptan) work on the Trigeminal Nerve?

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

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Can maxalt (rizatriptan) be taken with metformin and b.P. Meds?

Can maxalt (rizatriptan) be taken with metformin and b.P. Meds?

Yes, but: Maxalt (rizatriptan) is a triptan, and may elevate your blood pressure for about 3-4 hrs, while effect is present. Therefore, make certain that your BP meds are adequate. The metformin should be of no concern as will not be affected by the maxalt (rizatriptan). ...Read more

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Is there any interactions with flexeril and Maxalt (rizatriptan)?

Is there any interactions with flexeril and Maxalt (rizatriptan)?

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

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Why is it bad to take maxalt (rizatriptan) if you have raynaud's disease?

Constricts vessels: Maxalt (rizatriptan) relieves migraine symptoms by constricting blood vessels. In raynaud's disease, the problem is too much constriction of blood vessels, so one would not want to take a medicine that constricts vessels. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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