Maxalt Melt


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  • Maxalt Melt

Maxalt Melt

  • Medication features

    Maxalt Melt provides an oro-dispersible form of Maxalt. This medication is designed to alleviate migraine symptoms, targeting headaches nausea and light sensitivity. Maxalt Melt comes in the form of a tab that dissolves on the tongue, entering the bloodstream to quickly target symptoms. This medication works by reducing the swelling of blood vessels around the brain and is most effective when taken as soon as migraine attacks occur.

    • Effective migraine pain relief upon onset
    • Helps you return to normal routine
    • Simple dissolve on the tongue formulation


NOTE: After selecting this product, you will need to complete a short assessment, so we can make sure this medication is suitable for you. Pricing is provided as a reference only. The final decision on issuing this medication remains with our Prescriber / Pharmacist.

Maxalt Melt is a medication used to treat headache symptoms of migraine attacks. Available in a simple oro-dispersible form, Maxalt Melt easily dissolves on the tongue, allowing the medication to quickly enter the bloodstream. This narrows the brain’s blood vessels, reducing the painful swelling often associated with migraine headaches.


  • How do I take Maxalt Melt?

    Maxalt Melt is an oro-dispersible medication, meaning that it is taken by placing the medication on your tongue, where it then dissolves into the bloodstream. When you take Maxalt Melt, allow the medication to sit on your tongue until it is fully absorbed. Do not drink or eat whilst you are waiting for Maxalt Melt to dissolve.

    Maxalt Melt's oro-dispersable format is particularly helpful in cases where nausea and vomiting occur with migraines, as it is not swallowed.

  • Can you take Maxalt Melt and Paracetamol?

    If your initial dose of Maxalt Melt has not controlled your migraine, it is okay to take Paracetamol, Aspirin and other medications such as Ibuprofen.

  • How long does Maxalt Melt take to work?

    Maxalt Melt should work within 30 minutes. If your migraine persists, you can repeat your dosage after 2 hours have passed. Maxalt Melt works fastest when taken on an empty stomach.

    As Maxalt Melt is administered in an oro-dispersable format, it is quickly absorbed into the bloodstream. Compared to tablets, this allows the medication to target symptom areas much more quickly.

  • Should I take Maxalt Melt with food?

    There are no specific requirements to take Maxalt Melt with, or without, food.

  • Is Maxalt Melt affected by alcohol, antibiotics or the contraceptive pill?

    You may want to avoid alcohol during a migraine as this could make it worse. However, it will not make Maxalt Melt less effective.

    Although Maxalt Melt is not affected by the contraceptive pill, migraines can be linked to hormonal changes during your period.

  • Does this medication work on regular headaches?

    This treatment often relieves other symptoms that occur together with a migraine headache, such as nausea, tension, vomiting and sensitivity to light. If you have a regular headache, you should use ordinary painkillers like paracetamol.

  • Can you drive while taking Maxalt Melt medication?

    Maxalt Melt can make you feel tired or sleepy. If this happens, avoid driving or using heavy machinery for your safety.

  • Can you take Maxalt Melt when pregnant?

    It is unknown whether Maxalt Melt is harmful to pregnant women or unborn babies. If you are breastfeeding or think you may be pregnant or planning for a baby, please consult your doctor, GP or pharmacist before taking Maxalt Melt.

  • Can you buy Maxalt Melt online?

    Yes, you can buy Maxalt Melt here at Pharmacy Online. Simply start an online consultation with our online doctors, who will begin an assessment to determine the necessary treatment for you.

Side Effects

There are possible side effects when taking Maxalt Melts. These can commonly include tingling, decreased mental sharpness and irregula