Rizatriptan

Migraine

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  • Rizatriptan

Rizatriptan

Migraine
From£9.99
  • Medication features

    Rizatriptan is an effective medication that targets symptoms of migraines. This medication comes in the form of tablets, taken orally to alleviate symptoms such as headaches and pains.

    Rizatriptan works by blocking pain receptors in the brain, reducing the effect of pain signals. This medication is also an effective treatment for nausea and light sensitivity. To alleviate symptoms, take Rizatriptan as soon as your migraine occurs

    • Treats migraine symptoms
    • Effective pain relief upon onset
    • Cheaper version of Maxalt

Overview

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.

Rizatriptan is a migraine medication that works by narrowing the brain’s blood vessels, reducing pressure and the effects of pain receptors. Also sold under the brand name Maxalt, Rizatriptan helps to effectively reduce migraine headaches and nausea symptoms.

Buy Rizatriptan by starting a consultation with our online doctor.

FAQ

  • How do I take Rizatriptan Tablets?

    Take one Rizatriptan 10mg tablet, as soon as possible, at the onset of a migraine. You can repeat the dose after 2 hours if the migraine has not subsided.

  • Can I use other migraine treatments with Rizatriptan Tablets?

    You can use painkillers and anti-sickness treatments with Rizatriptan

    These include paracetamol, ibuprofen or aspirin-based painkillers.

  • Should I take Rizatriptan (Imigran) with food?

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

  • Is Rizatriptan 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 Rizatriptan less effective.

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

  • Can I take Rizatriptan for a regular headache?

    Rizatriptan should only be used to target migraine headaches, as well as symptoms that occur with migraines including nausea, vomiting, tension and light sensitivity. To treat a regular headache, it is advisable to take standard painkillers such as paracetamol.

  • Can you drive while taking Rizatriptan medication?

    If you begin to feel tired or drowsy after taking Rizatriptan, it is advisable not to drive. You should also avoid using heavy machinery if you experience drowsiness.

  • Where to buy Rizatriptan

    You can buy Rizatriptan online here at Pharmacy Online. Simply start a consultation with our online doctor, who will prescribe the appropriate Rizatriptan medication for you. Your Rizatriptan is then delivered straight to your door.

  • Can I take the contraceptive pill with Rizatriptan?

    The contraceptive pill does not affect Rizatriptan. However, migraines are linked with hormonal changes during your period.

Side Effects

Like all medications, Rizatriptan has risks of possible side effects. Side effects of taking Rizatriptan may include pressure or painful sensations in the chest. Alongside this, feelings of numbness or tingling are also associated with Rizatriptan. These side effects often go away quickly.

Other common side effects of Rizatriptan include:

  • Feelings of sickness and nausea or vomiting, however these may be symptoms of the migraine itself.
  • Feelings of drowsiness or sleepiness.
  • Feeling dizzy, weak, or feeling hot flush sensations. 
  • A short-term blood pressure increase.
  • Shortness of breath.

If you experience side effects when taking Rizatriptan, please seek medical advice from your GP or a member of our Pharmacy Online team.

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Info Leaflet

Prior to taking any medicines, including Rizatriptan, it is important that you read the patient information leaflet. This ensures you are made aware of possible side effects, allergens and dosage information.

Rizatriptan Patient Information Leaflet

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