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Maxalt is used for:
Treating acute migraine headache with or without aura (flashing lights, wavy lines, dark spots) in adults. It should not be used to prevent migraines or cluster headaches.
Maxalt is a selective serotonin receptor agonist. It works by narrowing dilated blood vessels in the brain, relieving migraine headaches.
you are allergic to any ingredient in Maxalt
you are taking ergot alkaloids (eg, ergotamine) or have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (eg, phenelzine) within the past 14 days
you have taken another serotonin receptor agonist (eg, sumatriptan)
within the last 24 hours
you have a history of chest pain, blood flow or heart conditions, ischemic heart disease, irregular heartbeat, stroke,
or uncontrolled high blood pressure
Do NOT use Maxalt if:
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Before using Maxalt :
Some medical conditions may interact with Maxalt . Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
if you are obese, postmenopausal, or a smoker
if you have basilar artery or hemiplegic migraines, or cluster headaches
if you have diabetes, kidney or liver problems, seizures, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or a family history of coronary artery disease
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Maxalt . Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) (eg, fluoxetine) because they may decrease Maxalt 's effectiveness
Beta-blockers (eg, propranolol), ergot alkaloids (eg, ergotamine), or MAOIs (eg, phenelzine)
because the actions and side effects of Maxalt may be increased
Dexfenfluramine, ergot alkaloids (eg, ergotamine), or sibutramine because their actions and the risk of their side effects of these medicines may be increased by Maxalt
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur.
Ask your health care provider if Maxalt may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
How to use Maxalt :
Use Maxalt as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Take Maxalt by mouth with or without food.
Take Maxalt with plenty of fluid.
An extra patient leaflet is available with Maxalt . Talk to your pharmacist if you have questions about this information.
Take a single dose of Maxalt as soon as migraine symptoms appear. A second dose may be taken if there is only a partial response or symptoms of the migraine return. However, do not take it sooner than 2 hours following the first dose. Do not take more than 30 milligrams (mg) in a 24-hour period.
Do not take additional doses if you do not get a response from the first dose.
you miss a dose of Maxalt and you still have a headache, follow your doctor's dosing instructions. Contact your doctor immediately if you are unsure of what to do if you miss a dose. Do not take Maxalt more often than prescribed. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Maxalt .
Maxalt may cause dizziness or drowsiness. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Maxalt with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it.
Maxalt is not intended to prevent or reduce the number of migraine attacks that you experience.
If you have a headache that is different than your usual migraine attacks, check with your doctor before using Maxalt .
Diabetes patients - Maxalt may affect your blood
sugar. Check blood sugar levels closely. Ask your doctor before you change the dose of your diabetes medicine.
Maxalt should not be used in CHILDREN younger than 18 years old;
safety and effectiveness in these children have not been confirmed.
PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Maxalt while you are pregnant. It is not known if Maxalt is found in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use Maxalt , check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.
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