Maxalt Oral Tablet 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Maxalt: Oral tablet (10mg)

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Maxalt 10mg Tab
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification: MAXALT  |  MRK 267

What is this Medicine?

RIZATRIPTAN (rye za TRIP tan) is used to treat migraines with or without aura. An aura is a strange feeling or visual disturbance that warns you of an attack. It is not used to prevent migraines.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Maxalt: Oral tablet(10mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Maxalt 10mg Tablet

NDC: 000060267
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Migraine

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Maxalt 10mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_4582.JPG
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification: MAXALT  |  MRK 267
Shape: oblong
Color: pink

Reported Side Effects for Maxalt 10mg Tablet

Belching Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dysesthesia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Or Pressure Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Chest Pain Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Akinesia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sneezing Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Runny Nose Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Light Sensitivity Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Breathing Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Photosensitivity Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Photopsia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Parosmia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Paralysis Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Reflexes Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hyperkinesis Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hyperacusis Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hoarseness Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hiccups Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Redness Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Painful Urination Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Itchy Eyes Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Acne Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Inflammation Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Memory Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Heartburn Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Heat Intolerance Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hyperesthesia Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dehydration Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Yawning Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Increased Urination Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Irritability Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Secretion Of Tears Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle And/Or Bone Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Weakness Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Nose Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nasal Irritation Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Distressed Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eye Irritation Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Ear Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Joint Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Thirst Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Throat Irritation Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inceased Urination Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Irregular Periods Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Difficulty Swallowing Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Eyes Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Sore Throat Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dysarthria Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Confusion Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Chills Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Gas Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Blurred Vision Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Incoordination Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hot Flashes Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Elated Mood Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hypoesthesia Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
3.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
4.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
4.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
4.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
4.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
4.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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