Maxalt Drug

Important Information about Maxalt Drug


  • Maxalt is a headache medicine.
  • The generic name of maxalt is rizatriptan.
  • Before taking maxalt consult doctor if have you have problems like liver disease, kidney disease, heart disease.
  • Maxalt side effects are chest pain, sudden numbness or weakness, sudden headache.

Serious side effects of Maxalt are:

  • Chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, general ill feeling;
  • Sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;
  • Sudden headache, confusion, problems with vision, speech, or balance;
  • Sudden and severe stomach pain and bloody diarrhea;
  • Numbness or tingling and a pale or blue-colored appearance in your fingers or toes; or
  • (If you are also taking an antidepressant) - Agitation, high fever, sweating, fast or pounding heartbeats, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of balance or coordination, overactive reflexes, hallucinations, fainting.

Less serious Maxalt side effects may include:

  • Dry mouth, mild nausea;
  • Feeling of pain or tightness in your jaw, neck, or throat;
  • Pressure or heavy feeling in any part of your body;
  • Dizziness, drowsiness, weakness; or
  • Mild tingly feeling.