What is Rizact (Rizatriptan) used for?
Rizact (Rizatriptan) is an oral medication prescribed to treat patients suffering from migraines. It operates by narrowing blood vessels around the brain to prevent symptoms associated with this condition such as severe pain, sensitivity to light, or nausea. Your doctor may also prescribe its use for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Rizact (Rizatriptan)?
Rizact (Rizatriptan) should always be used according to your doctor`s instructions to ensure the safest and most effective results from treatment. One tablet is normally taken at the first sign of a migraine. This dose should be swallowed with a large glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach, although a snack or meal is suggested prior to use if you experience nausea. Do not crush or split the tablets prior to use to avoid destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Ask your doctor any questions you have about using the medication to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Rizact (Rizatriptan)?
Some patients using Rizact (Rizatriptan) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are sudden severe headaches, blurry vision, numbness or weakness, blue-colour appearing in the fingers or toes, or jaw pain. Inform your doctor about any unusual or worrying symptoms you experience to make sure the correct adjustments are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent further health complications from occurring.
Rizact (Rizatriptan) should not be used by patients who are lactose intolerant, children under the age of eighteen, or who have hypertension, a history of stroke, transient ischaemic attacks, ischaemic heart disease, ischaemic heart disease, severely reduced liver function, severely decreased kidney function, or who have previously had a heart effect. Also disclose if you are a post-menopausal woman, a man over the age of forty, or if you have risk factors for coronary heart disease, reduced liver function, or reduced kidney function. These conditions may cause unexpected health problems requiring adjustments to your treatment.
Strictly use Rizact (Rizatriptan) 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.
Rizact (Rizatriptan) 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.