Rizact 5 Mg
USA Brand Name
Rizact-5 is a brand manufactured by Cipla and is available at every leading online pharmacy, drugstore and medical supply store. Rizact-5 is a drug having Rizatriptan as an active ingredient in the strength of 5 mg. This drug is used for the treatment of migraine headaches. It can be taken as soon as symptoms of migraine arise or after the attack has begun.
Manufacturer Of Rizact-5
Rizact-5 is manufactured by Cipla in India and is available at every leading online pharmacy, drugstore, and medical supply store.
Rizact-5 contains 5 mg of Rizatriptan.
USA Brands Equivalent To Rizact-5
Uses Of Rizatriptan, The Salt Present In Rizact-5
Rizatriptan is used to treat migraines. It relieves pain by affecting certain nerves in the brain.
How Rizact-5 Works?
The therapeutic efficacy of Rizact is based on the fact that it narrows the blood vessels to stop the brain signal from being sent to the brain and decreases the release of natural substances from brain that results in symptoms of migraine. The active ingredient Rizatriptan is a selective serotonin agonist.
Consult the doctor before taking the right dose as the dosage will depend on the patient’s age, condition and response towards the drug.
How To Take Rizact-5?
It can be taken with or without food and can be taken with a glass of water. The second dose can be taken after two hours of administration of first dose. Maximum recommended dosage is 30 mg every 24 hours.
Side Effects Of Rizact-5
- Dry mouth
- An Upset stomach
- Non-Migraine Headaches
- More severe side effects include-
- Tingling or numb feeling
- Muscle pain or cramps
- Vision problems
- Difficulty breathing
- Irregular heartbeat
How Long Should I Continue Taking Rizact-5?
Rizact-5 must be taken when you are feeling the symptoms of Migraine. Its doses must be separated by at least 2 hours and not more than 30 mg should be exceeded in 24 hours time. Take the advice of doctor before taking the medicine as its therapeutic effect varies from patient to patient.
Overdose Of Rizact-5
Don’t take more than the prescribed dose. If you have taken more than the prescribed dose, do consult your doctor immediately. An overdose of Rizact-5 can have effects like dizziness, drowsiness, and vomiting. Other serious effects due to overdose that can occur are hypertension or cardiovascular symptoms.
Missed Dose Of Rizact-5?
A missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not take multiple doses at the same time
Drugs That Interact With Rizact-5
The following substances are known to interact with Rizact 5:
When Not To Take Rizact 5?
Hypersensitivity to Rizact-5 Tablet is a contraindication. It should not be taken if you have the following conditions:
- Coronary artery disease
- Hemiplegic migraine
- Hepatic or renal impairment
- Ischaemic heart disease or its symptoms
General Information About Rizact-5
Rizact-5 must be used in the clear indication of migraine. It has to be administered under consultation of a medical practitioner. Its dose varies from person to person so, has to be taken carefully.