Maxalt (Rizatriptan Benzoate)
What conditions and diseases is Maxalt used for the treatment or management of?
What are the active ingredients of Maxalt?
The active ingredients in Maxalt include:
What class of drug is Maxalt?
Maxalt belongs to the class of drugs:
- Serotonin 1b Receptor Agonists
- Serotonin 1d Receptor Agonists
- Serotonin-1b and Serotonin-1d Receptor Agonist
The available forms from suppliers in the USA include:
Tablet forms from suppliers in the USA:
- Maxalt Tablets by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
- Maxalt Tablets by STAT RX USA LLC
- Maxalt Tablets by Rebel Distributors Corp
- Maxalt Tablets by Lake Erie Medical DBA Quality Care Products LLC
- Maxalt Tablets by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
This product comes in different forms from different suppliers in the USA:
- Maxalt by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
- Maxalt by Lake Erie Medical DBA Quality Care Products LLC
- Maxalt by Rebel Distributors Corp
- Maxalt by STAT RX USA LLC
Maxalt Information Guide
Maxalt is a prescription drug that belongs to the pharmacologic class of Serotonin-1b and Serotonin-1d Receptor Agonist.
Related Disease Topics
Disease articles related to Maxalt include:More Diseases »
How is the dosage of Maxalt calculated?
Only a health professional is qualified to work out the dosage of Maxalt. The dosage needs to be determined depending on a variety of factors including:
- Dosing Information in Adults
- Dosing Information in Pediatric Patients (Age 6 to 17 Years)
- Administration of MAXALT-MLT Orally Disintegrating ...
What precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Maxalt?
Some of the precautions need to be noted when considering Maxalt for use in particular situations such as the following:
- Binding to Melanin-Containing Tissues
- MAXALT-MLT Orally Disintegrating Tablets
- Drug Interactions
- Drug/Laboratory Test Interactions
- Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment of Fertility ...
What warnings or precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Maxalt?
Some of the warnings and precautions that need to be noted when considering Maxalt for use, include the following:
- Myocardial Ischemia, Myocardial Infarction, and Prinzmetal's Angina
- Chest, Throat, Neck and/or Jaw Pain/Tightness/Pressure
- Cerebrovascular Events
- Other ...
Would taking Maxalt interfere with other drugs or medications I may be taking?
Some of the interactions are listed below. Maxalt may interact with the following so this needs to be taken into consideration when considering the use of this drug:
- Ergot-Containing Drugs
- Other 5-HT1 Agonists
- SSRIs/SNRIs and Serotonin Syndrome
- Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
... More Interactions »
What are the possible side-effects (adverse effects or unintended effects) of taking Maxalt?
Some of the possible side-effects or adverse reactions may include effects such as:
- Atypical Sensations
- Pain and other Pressure Sensations
- Chest Pain
- tightness/pressure and/or heaviness
- pain/tightness ...
What are the inactive ingredients in Maxalt?
The inactive ingredients contained in Maxalt are:
- Lactose monohydrate
- Cellulose, microcrystalline
- Starch, corn
- Ferric oxide red
- Magnesium stearate
Product Formulation Information: Maxalt
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