What is Relpax (Eletriptan) used for?
This product is manufactured in Turkey.
Relpax (Eletriptan) is an oral headache medication prescribed to treat patients who are suffering from migraines. It operates by narrowing blood vessels surrounding the brain to prevent symptoms such as nausea, severe pain, or sensitivity to light. Your doctor may also prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Relpax (Eletriptan)?
Relpax (Eletriptan) is normally prescribed to be taken at a dosage of one tablet at the first sign of a migraine, but your individual instructions will be determined by your doctor based on the severity of your symptoms. Swallow the tablets whole and unaltered with a full glass of water to aid absorption. Never crush, chew, or split the doses as this may destroy or change the effects of their contents. Ask your pharmacist or doctor if you have any questions to prevent any potential problems that may occur.
What are the side effects of Relpax (Eletriptan)?
The use of Relpax (Eletriptan) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Inform your doctor as soon as possible if any symptoms worry you or if more serious side effects appear including sudden numbness, tightness of the neck muscles, tingling sensations, bloody diarrhea, or severe chest pain. These conditions may require emergency medical attention or adjustments to your dosage to prevent further problems from occurring.
Relpax (Eletriptan) should not be used to treat patients with heart failure, severe angina, hypertension, hemiplegic migraine, ophthalmoplegic migraine, basilar migraine, or a history of strokes. Also disclose if you are at risk of a heart attack or postmenopausal as these conditions may cause unexpected health problems during treatment.
Strictly use Relpax (Eletriptan) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Relpax (Eletriptan) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.