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<h2>What is Maxalt Melt</h2> <p>Maxalt Melt is a prescription medication that is used to <a href="https://www.clickpharmacy.co.uk/migraine">treat migraines</a>. It relieves the pain of a throbbing headache, which is the most common symptom of this condition. It can also help to alleviate other, less common symptoms, such as seeing flashing lights, speech problems and co-ordination difficulties. The active ingredient in this drug is called <a href="https://www.clickpharmacy.co.uk/migraine/rizatriptan">rizatriptan</a>, which belongs to a class of medication known as triptans. These drugs help sufferers by attacking the source of the problem, rather than just treating the symptoms. Triptans are usually used when painkillers like ibuprofen and paracetamol are not effective.</p> <p>Further information on migraines and Maxalt Melt can be found at <a href="https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/migraine/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener">NHS migraine</a>.</p> <h3>Maxalt Melt Summary Information</h3> <table class="summarytable"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p>Type of medicine</p> </td> <td> <p>Migraine treatment</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Use</p> </td> <td> <p>Relieves migraine symptoms, including headache, nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and sound</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>How it works</p> </td> <td> <p>Contains rizatriptan, which works by narrowing blood vessels in the brain and reducing inflammation</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Active Ingredient</p> </td> <td> <p>Rizatriptan</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Directions of use</p> </td> <td> <p>Orally by placing the tablet on the tongue, where it dissolves rapidly without the need for water</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Available strengths</p> </td> <td> <p>10mg</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Side effects</p> </td> <td> <p>Common side effects include headaches, redness of face, throat discomfort, feeling sick, dry mouth, abdominal pains</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Generic</p> </td> <td> <p>Yes</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The information provided in the summary table is for reference only. It is important to consult a qualified healthcare professional before starting any migraine treatment, including Maxalt Melt.</p> <h3>Why choose Maxalt Melt?</h3> <p>If you <a href="https://www.clickpharmacy.co.uk/migraine/blog/migraine-and-stress-what-you-should-know">suffer from migraines</a>, you&rsquo;ll likely know how agonising and disabling they can be. The pain these severe headaches can cause can make it difficult to enjoy life to the fullest and may affect your ability to get on with your day-to-day activities.</p> <p>Many people turn to ordinary painkillers to tackle the problem, but sometimes pills like ibuprofen and paracetamol just aren&rsquo;t effective enough. Unlike regular painkillers, Maxalt Melt reverses the changes in the brain that are thought to be responsible for migraines. Alongside all these benefits, Maxalt Melt can also be dissolved in the mouth, allowing a quick onset of action and also caters for all types of individuals who may find swallowing tablets difficult.</p> <h3>How effective Is Maxalt Melt?</h3> <p class="Normal1"><span lang="">As we have previously mentioned, the effectiveness of Maxalt Malt varies depending on a number of factors. However, in general, when you take the drug, as soon as the symptoms of the migraine appear, it will relieve most of the symptoms. Reports state that more than 75% of patients found triptan medicines, such as Maxalt Melt, to be incredibly effective for improving migraine symptoms.</span></p> <h3>How does Maxalt Melt work?</h3> <p>It is thought that migraines occur as a result of serotonin - a natural chemical messenger in the brain - causing the <a href="https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/23352-vasodilation" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener">blood vessels in the head to widens</a>. Maxalt Melt contracts the vessels back to their normal width, relieving the symptoms associated with migraines.</p> <h3>How quickly does Maxalt Melt work?</h3> <p class="Normal1"><span lang="">Experts advise patients to take Maxalt Melt at the onset of a migraine attack, as it works best. In most cases, Maxalt Melt usually takes around 30 minutes to work. However, the exact timeframe may vary depending on when you took the drug and how severe the migraine is. </span></p> <p class="Normal1"><span lang="">&nbsp;</span><span lang="">However, remember that Maxalt Melt contains the ingredient known as rizatriptan. This particular ingredient is only guaranteed to work for some patients. That is why consult your doctor if you find this medicine ineffective. It may be in your best interests to consider an <a href="https://www.clickpharmacy.co.uk/migraine/blog/migraine-treatment-options-you-can-opt-for">alternative treatment</a>. </span></p> <h3>What alternatives are there for Maxalt Melt?</h3> <p>The effects of Maxalt Melt vary depending on the individual. The primary factors considered are the severity of the migraine, longevity, and pre-existing conditions. Due to this, it is crucial to discuss your condition with your doctor to determine the most effective treatment for you. Various medicines are available for migraine relief, and you may find one works significantly better for you than others. The most common alternatives of Maxalt Melt include:</p> <p>● <a href="https://www.clickpharmacy.co.uk/migraine/zomig">Zomig</a> (Zolmitriptan)&nbsp;<br />● <a href="https://www.clickpharmacy.co.uk/migraine/imigran-nasal-spray">Nasal Spray</a> (Triptan)<br />● <a href="https://www.clickpharmacy.co.uk/migraine/sumatriptan">Sumatriptan Tablets</a> (Triptan)<br />● <a href="https://www.clickpharmacy.co.uk/migraine/imigran">Imigran or Imitrex</a> (Sumatriptan)&nbsp;<br />● <a href="https://www.clickpharmacy.co.uk/children-babies/ibuprofen-suspension-100mg-5ml">Ibuprofen</a><br />● Aspirin</p>

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Maxalt Melt

Maxalt Melt is a medication used to treat migraine headaches.

Medication features:

  • Prescription medicine to treat migraines
  • Contains rizatriptan
  • More effective than regular painkillers

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What is Maxalt Melt

Maxalt Melt is a prescription medication that is used to treat migraines. It relieves the pain of a throbbing headache, which is the most common symptom of this condition. It can also help to alleviate other, less common symptoms, such as seeing flashing lights, speech problems and co-ordination difficulties. The active ingredient in this drug is called rizatriptan, which belongs to a class of medication known as triptans. These drugs help sufferers by attacking the source of the problem, rather than just treating the symptoms. Triptans are usually used when painkillers like ibuprofen and paracetamol are not effective.

Further information on migraines and Maxalt Melt can be found at NHS migraine.

Maxalt Melt Summary Information

Type of medicine

Migraine treatment

Use

Relieves migraine symptoms, including headache, nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and sound

How it works

Contains rizatriptan, which works by narrowing blood vessels in the brain and reducing inflammation

Active Ingredient

Rizatriptan

Directions of use

Orally by placing the tablet on the tongue, where it dissolves rapidly without the need for water

Available strengths

10mg

Side effects

Common side effects include headaches, redness of face, throat discomfort, feeling sick, dry mouth, abdominal pains

Generic

Yes

The information provided in the summary table is for reference only. It is important to consult a qualified healthcare professional before starting any migraine treatment, including Maxalt Melt.

Why choose Maxalt Melt?

If you suffer from migraines, you’ll likely know how agonising and disabling they can be. The pain these severe headaches can cause can make it difficult to enjoy life to the fullest and may affect your ability to get on with your day-to-day activities.

Many people turn to ordinary painkillers to tackle the problem, but sometimes pills like ibuprofen and paracetamol just aren’t effective enough. Unlike regular painkillers, Maxalt Melt reverses the changes in the brain that are thought to be responsible for migraines. Alongside all these benefits, Maxalt Melt can also be dissolved in the mouth, allowing a quick onset of action and also caters for all types of individuals who may find swallowing tablets difficult.

How effective Is Maxalt Melt?

As we have previously mentioned, the effectiveness of Maxalt Malt varies depending on a number of factors. However, in general, when you take the drug, as soon as the symptoms of the migraine appear, it will relieve most of the symptoms. Reports state that more than 75% of patients found triptan medicines, such as Maxalt Melt, to be incredibly effective for improving migraine symptoms.

How does Maxalt Melt work?

It is thought that migraines occur as a result of serotonin - a natural chemical messenger in the brain - causing the blood vessels in the head to widens. Maxalt Melt contracts the vessels back to their normal width, relieving the symptoms associated with migraines.

How quickly does Maxalt Melt work?

Experts advise patients to take Maxalt Melt at the onset of a migraine attack, as it works best. In most cases, Maxalt Melt usually takes around 30 minutes to work. However, the exact timeframe may vary depending on when you took the drug and how severe the migraine is.

 However, remember that Maxalt Melt contains the ingredient known as rizatriptan. This particular ingredient is only guaranteed to work for some patients. That is why consult your doctor if you find this medicine ineffective. It may be in your best interests to consider an alternative treatment.

What alternatives are there for Maxalt Melt?

The effects of Maxalt Melt vary depending on the individual. The primary factors considered are the severity of the migraine, longevity, and pre-existing conditions. Due to this, it is crucial to discuss your condition with your doctor to determine the most effective treatment for you. Various medicines are available for migraine relief, and you may find one works significantly better for you than others. The most common alternatives of Maxalt Melt include:

Zomig (Zolmitriptan) 
Nasal Spray (Triptan)
Sumatriptan Tablets (Triptan)
Imigran or Imitrex (Sumatriptan) 
Ibuprofen
● Aspirin

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How should I take Maxalt Melt?

You should take your medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Normally, you will be advised to take one tablet when you begin to feel a migraine developing. If you are taking this drug in tablet form, you should swallow it with a glass of water. If you are taking it in wafer form, you can simply place it on your tongue and let it dissolve. Maxalt Melt is most effective when taken on an empty stomach. It can also be taken after a meal, although it will take longer to work.

Side effects

After using Maxalt Melt Tablets you can experience a varied number of side effects, although not everyone experiences the same side effects. Common side effects include the following;

  • Headaches
  • Redness of face
  • Throat discomfort
  • Feeling sick (nausea)
  • Dry mouth
  • Indigestion
  • Abdominal cramps/pains
  • Unpleasant taste in mouth

These side effects should disappear over time. If any of these side effects worsen you should stop using Maxalt Melt Tablets and seek medical advice, from a GP or pharmacist, as soon as possible.

Warnings to consider before taking Maxalt Melt

It is vital to read the following warnings in a careful and attentive manner, as it will help you ensure that you are selecting an appropriate product that is suitable for your health.

Keep in mind that Maxalt Melt is unsuitable for you if:

  • You are allergic to the active ingredient in Maxalt Melt, rizatriptan benzoate.
  • You are allergic to any of the other ingredients in this medicine.
  • You have high blood pressure or hypertension.
  • You have had a heart attack or shown any heart disease indicators.
  • You have had a stroke.
  • You have or have had liver disease.
  • You have or have had any severe kidney problems.
  • You are currently taking monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) antidepressants.
  • You are currently on any other 'triptan' medicines.
  • You are taking other migraine treatments.

Before taking Maxalt Melt, consult your general physician if you:

  • Are at high risk of heart disease (for instance, if you smoke, have high blood pressure, or are diabetic).
  • Have you had complications with your heartbeat?
  • Take the herbal medication St. John's wort.
  • Have a history of severe allergic reactions
  • Are currently on selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) or serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) antidepressants.
  • Often experience a lack of coordination or dizziness during a migraine attack.
  • Sometimes, feel a tightening of the chest during a migraine attack.

How do Maxalt Melt Tablets treat migraines and cluster headaches?

Migraines and Cluster Headaches are caused by blood vessels widening. Maxalt Melt Tablets cause these blood vessels to return to their original size, treating symptoms of a migraine.

Can I take Maxalt Melt Tablets on an empty stomach?

You can take Maxalt Melt Tablets with or without food, however it is recommended to take them on an empty stomach as the medicine works better this way.

Can pregnant or breastfeeding women use Maxalt Melt Tablets for the treatment of migraines and cluster headaches?

You should consult with a GP, pharmacist or midwife before using Maxalt Melt Tablets if you are pregnant, trying to get pregnant or breastfeeding.

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