rizatriptan


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rizatriptan

 [ri″zah-trip´tan]
a selective serotonin receptor agonist used as the benzoate salt in the acute treatment of migraine.

rizatriptan

/ri·za·trip·tan/ (ri″zah-trip´tan) a selective serotonin receptor agonist used as the benzoate salt in the acute treatment of migraine.

rizatriptan

(rĭz′ə-trĭp′tn)
n.
An oral drug of the triptan class, C15H19N5, used in its benzoate form to treat migraine headaches.

rizatriptan

a migraine agent.
indication It is used in the acute treatment of migraine.
contraindications Factors prohibiting its use include angina pectoris, a history of myocardial infarction, documented silent ischemia, Prinzmetal's angina, ischemic heart disease, concurrent use of ergotamine-containing preparations, uncontrolled hypertension, basilar or hemiplegic migraine, and known hypersensitivity.
adverse effects Adverse effects include chest tightness, chest pressure, nausea, and dry mouth. Common side effects include dizziness, headache, and fatigue.
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Recommended acute therapies for migraine attacks available in the United States NSAIDs * Aspirin * Ibuprofen * Naproxen sodium * Acetaminophen + aspirin + caffeine Opiates/barbiturate hypnotics * Intranasal butorphanol * Other opiates and butalbital-containing compounds may be considered for use as "rescue medications" Ergotamine and derivatives * DHE nasal spray * SC/IM/IV DHE * IV DHE and antiemetic Triptans * Almotriptan (tablets) * Eletriptan (tablets) * Frovatriptan (tablets) * Naratriptan (tablets) * Rizatriptan (tablets, orally disintegrating tablets) * Sumatriptan (tablets, nasal spray, subcutaneous injections, suppositories) * Zolmitriptan (tablets, nasal spray, orally disintegrating tablets) NSAIDs, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; DHE, dihydroergotamine.
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Mild attacks may be managed with analgesics or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, while severe and disabling attacks usually respond better to specific anti-migraine drugs such as the 5-HT agonists, which include sumatriptan and rizatriptan.
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The class of triptans include sumatriptan (imitrex), rizatriptan (Maxalt), zolmitriptan (Zomig), naratriptan (Amerge), almotriptan (Axert), eletriptan (Relpax), and frovatriptan (Frova).