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Rizatriptan belongs to a class of medicines called ‘selective serotonin 5-HT1B/1D receptor agonists. Rizatriptan is used to treat the headache phase of the migraine attack in adults. By reducing the swelling of the blood vessels around the brain, the headache pain is reduced.
Rizatriptan tablets are used to treat migraine attacks in adults. Take Rizatriptan Tablets as soon as possible after your migraine headache has started. Do not use it to prevent an attack.
If you Rizatriptan tablets online and the first dose did not relieve your migraine DO NOT take a second dose for treatment of the same attack. However, there is a possibility that Rizatriptan tablets may help the next time you have a migraine.
In some patients, migraine symptoms can return within a 24-hour period. If you responded to the first dose but your migraine symptoms return within 24 hours, you can take an additional dose of Rizatriptan Orodispersible tablets. You should always wait at least 2 hours between doses.
You can buy Rizatriptan tablets online from a trusted pharmacy such as e-Surgery. This will require a quick, 2 minute questionnaire and can be ordered to your door with free delivery. When you buy Rizatriptan tablets online or other medication always buy from a trusted, reputable source.
We have both the regular tablets and the orodispersible tablets available.
When you buy Rizatriptan tablets online or at your local pharmacy always take them exactly as your doctor has prescribed, and if you are unsure ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking them.
Your prescribed Rizatriptan tablets should be taken by mouth and swallowed whole with liquid. Rizatriptan works best on an empty stomach. You can still take it though when you have eaten but it can take longer to work.
You should always wait at least 2 hours between doses and not take more than 2 doses in a 24-hour period.
As with any form of medication, Rizatriptan tablets may cause side effects. Below are a few of the common side effects of taking Rizatriptan tablets:
For a full list of side effects, please read the Rizatriptan tablet online Patient Information Leaflet.
A migraine is usually a moderate or severe headache felt as a throbbing pain on 1 side of the head.
Many people also have symptoms such as feeling sick, being sick and increased sensitivity to light or sound.
Migraine is a common health condition, affecting around 1 in every 5 women and around 1 in every 15 men. They usually begin in early adulthood.
There are several types of migraine, including:
Some people have migraines frequently, up to several times a week. Other people only have a migraine occasionally. It’s possible for years to pass between migraine attacks.
The main symptom of a migraine is usually an intense headache on 1 side of the head.
The pain is usually a moderate or severe throbbing sensation that gets worse when you move and prevents you carrying out normal activities.
In some cases, the pain can occur on both sides of your head and may affect your face or neck.
Other symptoms commonly associated with a migraine include:
Some people also occasionally experience other symptoms, including:
Not everyone with a migraine experiences these additional symptoms and some people may experience them without having a headache. The symptoms of a migraine usually last between 4 hours and 3 days, although you may feel very tired for up to a week afterwards. You can learn more about the symptoms of a migraine on the NHS website before you buy Rizatriptan tablets online.
The exact cause of migraines is unknown, although they’re thought to be the result of temporary changes in the chemicals, nerves and blood vessels in the brain. Around half of all people who experience migraines also have a close relative with the condition, suggesting that genes may play a role.
Some people find migraine attacks are associated with certain triggers, which can include:
You might want to learn more about what can cause a migraine on the NHS website before you buy Rizatriptan tablets online.
As alcohol can exacerbate the side effects of Rizatriptan tablets such as dizziness and nausea, it is recommended not to combine the two. There are no known food products that affect the activity of Rizatriptan.
You should not consume Rizatriptan tablets if you are taking the following courses of treatment:
If in doubt always check with your Doctor or Pharmacist about what medication might interact before you buy Rizatriptan tablets. You can also use our free Ask-a-Pharmacist service.
You can not take Rizatriptan tablets if:
If you buy Rizatriptan tablets they can can effectively reduce the unpleasant symptoms of migraines so that you can focus on your everyday life. Migraines can be a debilitating condition that affects many areas of life. Although a singular cure has not yet been found, as migraines can present very differently in each person, managing symptoms is key.
Rizatriptan tablets prevent the migraine from progressing any further than the initial headache, giving you the ability to stop the migraine before it starts. This a great option for someone who does not suffer from migraines all the time and does not want to take constant medication.
Sumatriptan and Rizatriptan are both ‘triptan’ medications that are used to treat migraines. Sumatriptan works by dilating the blood vessels in the brain and Rizatriptan works by reducing the swelling of the blood vessels.
If you require more information about the use of Triptans for migraines before you buy Rizatriptan tablets online you can access this via the NHS website.
Alternatively you can use our free Ask A Pharmacist service if you have further questions!
Store Rizatriptan tablets in a cool, dry place as per instruction of the Patient Information Leaflet of Rizatriptan. Do not use after the expiry date.
You can find more information about Rizatriptan tablets online in the Patient Information Leaflet of Rizatriptan.
You can also use our completely free Ask-a-Pharmacist service to get health advice from a trained professional. We’re here to help!
We have also created a blog post about home remedies for migraines discussing if they work and more information about migraine causes and treatments.
e-Surgery uses Royal Mail delivery with choices starting from Royal Mail 48 tracked delivery, Royal Mail tracked 24 and Royal Mail 1pm special delivery from (discover more about e-Surgery delivery). When you buy Rizatriptan tablets online they will arrive in discreet, recyclable packaging at a delivery address of your choice.
Find out to recycle packaging from e-Surgery.
Whenever you buy Rizatriptan tablets online they will come in blister packs that are not currently recyclable, so once they have been used can be disposed of in a general waste bin. If the Rizatriptan tablets are unfinished dispose of the medication safely and drop them off at a local pharmacy. Cardboard packaging and paper patient information leaflets are recyclable.
For any more information on the disposal of Rizatriptan tablets you can use our free Ask-a-Pharmacist service.
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