What is Maxalt Melt?
Maxalt Melt is used to treat migraines. It belongs to a class of medicines known as selective serotonin 5-HT receptor agonists. The main ingredient of Maxalt Melt is rizatriptan benzoate. It helps in relieving headache, and such other symptoms of a migraine such as vomiting, nausea, and sensitivity to sound or light. Prompt treatment will help you return to your normal routine and decrease your need for other pain medications. Maxalt Melt will not prevent future migraines or lessen the frequency of your migraine.
How does Maxalt Melt work?
Maxalt Melt affects the natural substance serotonin that causes the blood vessels in the brain to become narrow. It may provide pain relief by affecting certain nerves in the brain.
What are the benefits of taking Maxalt Melt?
The main benefit of Maxalt Melt is the relief that it provides to a migraine sufferer, especially when the medicine is administered promptly at the beginning of a migraine. Maxalt Melt effectively provides relief by affecting certain nerves in the brain.
Place one wafer on your tongue and allow it to dissolve completely. If the medicine is ineffective, wait at least two hours before taking the second dose. Do not exceed three wafers (30mg) within a 24-hour period.
Sensation of tingling, further headache, difficulty sleeping, heart palpitations, flushing, sore throat, nausea, neck pain, decreased sensitivity of the skin, aches, abdominal pain
The active ingredient in Maxalt is Rizatriptan.
The other ingredients contained in the medicine are lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose (E460a), starch, pregelatinised; iron oxide red (E172) and magnesium stearate (E572).